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The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom Jane Leavy, The Award Winning,New York Timesbestselling Author OfThe Last BoyandSandy Koufax, Comes The Definitive Biography Of Babe Ruththe Man Roger Angell Dubbed The Model For Modern Celebrity A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR The Boston Globe Publishers Weekly Kirkus Newsweek The Philadelphia Inquirer The ProgressiveWinner Of The 2019 SABR Seymour Medal Finalist For The PEN ESPN Literary Sports Writing Award Longlisted ForSpitballMagazines Casey Award For Best Baseball Book Of The Year Finalist For The NBCC Award For BiographyLeavys Newest Masterpiece A Major Work Of American History By An Author With A Flair For Mesmerizing Story Telling.ForbesHe Lived In The Present Tensein The Cameras Lens There Was No Frame He Couldnt Or Wouldnt Fill He Swung The Heaviest Bat, Earned The Most Money, And Incurred The Biggest Fines Like All The New Fangled Gadgets Then Flooding The Marketplaceradios, Automatic Clothes Washers, Brownie Cameras, Microphones And LoudspeakersBabe Ruth Made Impossible Events Happen Aided By His Crucial Partnership With Christy Walshbusiness Manager, Spin Doctor, Damage Control Wizard, And Surrogate Father, All Stuffed Into One Tightly Buttoned Double Breasted SuitRuth Drafted The Blueprint For Modern Athletic Stardom.His Was A Life Of Journeys And Itinerariesfrom Uncouth To Couth,spartan To Spendthrift, Abandoned To Abandon From Balti To Boston To New York, And Back To Boston At The End Of His Career For A Finale With The Only Team That Would Have Him There Were Road Trips And Hunting Trips Grand Tours Of Foreign Capitals And Post Season Promotional Tours, Not To Mention Those 714 Trips Around The Bases.After Hitting His 60th Home Run In September 1927a Total That Would Not Be Exceeded Until 1961, When Roger Maris Did It With The Aid Of The Extended Modern Seasonhe Embarked On The Mother Of All Barnstorming Tours, A Three Week Victory Lap Across America, Accompanied By Yankee Teammate Lou Gehrig Walsh Called The Tour A Symphony Of Swat TheOmaha World Heraldcalled It The Biggest Show Since Ringling Brothers, Barnum And Bailey, And Seven Other Associated Circuses Offered Their Entire Performance Under One Tent InThe Big Fella, Acclaimed Biographer Jane Leavy Recreates That 21 Day Circus And In So Doing Captures The Romp And The Pathos That Defined Ruths Life And Times.Drawing From Than 250 Interviews, A Trove Of Previously Untapped Documents, And Ruth Family Records, Leavy Breaks Through The Mythology That Has Obscured The Legend And Delivers The Man.


4 thoughts on “The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created

  1. says:

    As a life long fan of old time baseball who s read extensively about Babe Ruth s life and his impact on the game, I was expecting merely an enjoyable read when I picked up Jane Leavy s latest baseball biography I had thoroughly enjoyed her earlier biographies of Sandy Koufax and Mickey Mantle and figured her take on the Babe would be equally lively and entertaining but wouldn t be able to offer mu


  2. says:

    I ve thoroughly enjoyed Jane Leavy s previous baseball books but I found this book on Babe Ruth to be found wanting It is not a traditional biography of Ruth from beginning to end but a mixture of episodes in The Babe s life certainly not in any chronological order Simply put you are going to be told much about Babe Ruth than you really care to know, much of it mundane.Much of the book deals with newspape


  3. says:

    I just finished reading The Big Fella Babe Ruth and the World He Created by Jane Leavy On the surface, this is a book about the barnstorming tour Babe Ruth took with Lou Gehrig after the World Series in 1927 However, the author cleverly uses this as a framework upon which to tie in stories from his birth, youth, life in St Mary s, introduction to professional baseball, drinking, womanizing, and of course, playing w


  4. says:

    After reading Ms Leavy s book on Sandy Koufax which I really enjoyed, I did not hesitate to order her new book on the Babe I knew little about the Babe but sadly after reading most of the book I still know almost nothing The book is simply bad It recounts trivial facts about the Babe that are are simply not worth reporting on and it is no wonder no other author has done so The remainder of the book is mainly tales of some o


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