Babe Ruth Launching the Legend by Jim Reisler

Cover of: Babe Ruth  | Jim Reisler

Published by McGraw-Hill .

Written in English

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  • Baseball,
  • Sports - Baseball,
  • New York Yankees (Baseball tea,
  • United States,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Sports,
  • New York Yankees (Baseball team),
  • Baseball - History,
  • Baseball - Specific Teams,
  • Sports & Recreation / Baseball / History,
  • Sports - General,
  • 1895-1948,
  • History,
  • Ruth, Babe,

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9255037M
ISBN 100071432442
ISBN 109780071432443

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