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Summary: In graphic novel format, presents the life and accomplishments of one of the best known figures in the history of baseball, home-run hitter and multiple record-holder Babe Ruth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Pub. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Ruth 2008

Leavy, Jane

Summary: George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. swung the heaviest bat, earned the most money, and incurred the biggest fines. Aided by his crucial partnership with Christy Walsh-- business manager, spin doctor, damage control wizard, and surrogate father-- Ruth drafted the blueprint for modern athletic stardom. Leavy breaks through the mythology that has obscured the legend and delivers the man. -- adapted from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B RUTH LEA

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Seven-year-old George "Babe" Ruth (who would grow up to become a baseball legend) steals a dollar from his father's saloon to treat his friends to ice cream. Includes timeline.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2004

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE GUT

Stanton, Tom

Summary: Chronicles the relationship between American baseball legends and archrivals Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth against the backdrop of a little-known series of charity golf matches called "The Has-Beens Golf Championship" in 1941.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.35 Stanton 2007

Kelly, David A.

Summary: On January 5, 1920, the Boston Red Sox traded Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees. That's when, some say, that the Red Sox's reversal of fortune began.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE KEL

Murphy, Frank.

Summary: Batter up! It's 1919 and baseball is in trouble! All across the country, people are throwing down their bats, and giving up America's national pastime. It's up to Babe Ruth to win back fans and save baseball! Can he do it, or will he strike out?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MUR

Burleigh, Robert.

Summary: This book contains a poetic account of the legendary Babe Ruth as he prepares to make a home run.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voyager Books/Harcourt 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Burleigh

Stout, Glenn

Summary: "The complete story surrounding the most famous and significant player transaction in professional sports The sale of Babe Ruth by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees in 1919 is one of the pivotal moments in baseball history, changing the fortunes of two of baseball's most storied franchises, and helping to create the legend of the greatest player the game has ever known. More than a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martins Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: B RUTH STO

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: With their ability to travel through time using vintage baseball cards, Joe and his father have the opportunity to find out whether Babe Ruth really did call his shot when he hit that homerun in the third game of the 1932 World Series against the Chicago Cubs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GUT

Ruth, Babe

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 RUT

Stabler, David

Summary: Sixteen "true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes, from Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle)"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

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Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2006

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Gutman, Dan.

Summary: With their ability to travel through time using vintage baseball cards, Joe and his father have the opportunity to find out whether Babe Ruth really did call his shot when he hit that homerun in the third game of the 1932 World Series against the Chicago Cubs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GUT

Sanford, William R. (William Reynolds)

Summary: The life story of the greatest home-run hitter, Babe Ruth, baseball player extraordinaire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crestwood House 1992

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 RUT

Montville, Leigh.

Summary: Babe Ruth was more than baseball's original superstar. For 85 years, he has remained the sport's reigning titan. He has been named Athlete of the Century more than once. But who was this large, loud, enigmatic man? Why is so little known about his childhood, his private life, and his inner thoughts? Based on newly discovered documents and interviews--including pages from Ruth's personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RUTH, BABE MON

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Ruth

Stewart, David O

Summary: Babe Ruth, the Sultan of Swat, is having a record-breaking season in his first year as a New York Yankee. In 1920, he will hit more home runs than any other team in the American League. Larger than life on the ball field and off, Ruth is about to discover what the Chicago White Sox players accused of throwing the 1919 World Series are learning—baseball heroes are not invulnerable to scandal....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Stewart 2016

Adler, David A.

Summary: While helping his family make ends meet during the Depression by selling newspapers, a boy meets Babe Ruth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ADL

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: With their ability to travel through time using vintage baseball cards, Joe and his father have the opportunity to find out whether Babe Ruth really did call his shot when he hit that homerun in the third game of the 1932 World Series against the Chicago Cubs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 2000

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Montville, Leigh.

Summary: A portrait of the legendary slugger draws on interviews, recently discovered documents, and Ruth's personal scrapbooks to trace his life from his childhood in an orphanage to his rise to the heights of major league baseball.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 RUTH, BABE Montville

Summary: 10-year-old baseball fan Yankee Irving is always the last one picked for sandlot baseball games. But when Babe Ruth's prized bat is stolen during the 1932 World Series, Yankee steps up to the plate to help retrieve it for his beloved idol. He embarks on a wild cross-country journey that teaches him the stuff of real heroes, and along the way, Yankee learns that importance of perseverance and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E

Fitts, Robert K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 FIT

Creamer, Robert W.

Summary: "I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can." Babe Ruth is without a doubt the most famous character ever produced by the sport of baseball. A legendary player, world-famous for his hitting prowess, he transcended the sport to enter the mainstream of American life as an authentic folk hero. In this extraordinary biography, noted sportswriter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 CRE

Stanton, Tom

Summary: The story of the decades-long relationship between two legends of American baseball--arch-rivals Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth--is set against the backdrop of a little-known series of 1941 charity golf matches, known as the Has-Beens Golf Championship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 STA