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Babe Ruth

Baseball (6-Feb-1895 — 16-Aug-1948)


Paul Adomites; Saul Wisnia. Babe Ruth: His Life and Times. Lincolnwood Publications International. 1995.

Marshall Smelser. The Life That Ruth Built: A Biography. University of Nebraska Press. 1993. 592pp.

Tom Stanton. Ty and the Babe: Baseball's Fiercest Rivals: A Surprising Friendship and the 1941 Has-beens Golf Championship. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press. 2007. 290pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.974)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.616)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1279)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.906)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.637)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.436)

  12. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.814)

  13. American Lives: Sports (vol.2, pp.317-20)

  14. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.283)

  15. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.537)

  16. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, pp.293-95)

  17. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.880)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.271)

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