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Ruth’s Early Years Get Deeper Look In ‘The Big Fella’

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Myths die hard. Just as George Washington‘s false teeth weren’t wooden after all (the story is a bit nastier), common beliefs about Babe Ruth have persisted for decades. In the acclaimed The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World he Created (HarperCollins, 620pps, $32.50), Jane Leavy delves deeper into the Babe’s early ...

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Fans Can Hold Ruth Bat At Louisville Slugger Museum

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory has a thrilling new experience in its line-up. Guests can now hold a bat that was actually used by Babe Ruth. This incredible opportunity is the museum’s way of celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Ruth signing a contract with Hillerich & Bradsby Co., the makers of Louisville Slugger bats. Ruth signed-up with the company on July 9, 1918, for $100 and a set of H&B golf clubs. (PRNewsfoto/Louisville Slugger Museum & Fac)

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory has a thrilling new experience in its line-up. Starting Monday, July 9, guests can hold a bat that was actually used by Babe Ruth. This extraordinary opportunity is the museum’s way of celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Ruth signing a contract with Hillerich & Bradsby ...

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New Ruth Book Explores Lasting Legacy

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Babe Ruth’s grandson Tom Stevens calls it “the first real effort to explain his enduring popularity,” and Stevens should know. He wrote the Foreword. BABE RUTH – A Superstar’s Legacy by Jerry Amernic is a book that explores the legacy of Ruth on many fronts, both in and beyond baseball. ...

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1876 Founding Documents and Original Constitution of Major League Baseball Go Up for Auction May 24

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In the wake of its record-breaking $3.26 million sale last April of the 1857 “Laws of Base Ball” documents, SCP Auctions now unveils the recently discovered and never-before-offered 1876 “Founding Documents and Original Constitution of Major League Baseball,” a hand-written, 74-page sports artifact of unprecedented historical significance. “This, the founding ...

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