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The Big Fella

Babe Ruth and the World He Created

by Jane Leavy

Hardcover, 620 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $32.50 |

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A portrait of Babe Ruth and his partnership with business manager Christy Walsh traces how their strategies, achievements and notoriety established a blueprint for modern athletic stardom.