Becoming Babe Ruth

Author: Matt Tavares
Publisher:
ISBN: 0763687685
Size: 19.16 MB
Format: PDF
View: 81

Matt Tavares’s striking homage to one of baseball’s legends offers a rare view into Babe Ruth’s formative years in "the House that built Ruth." Before he is known as the Babe, George Herman Ruth is just a boy who lives in Baltimore and gets into a lot of trouble. But when he turns seven, his father brings him to the gates of Saint Mary’s Industrial School for Boys, and his life is changed forever. At Saint Mary’s, he’s expected to study hard and follow a lot of rules. But there is one good thing about Saint Mary’s: almost every day, George gets to play baseball. Here, under the watchful eye of Brother Matthias, George evolves as a player and as a man, and when he sets off into the wild world of big-league baseball, the school, the boys, and Brother Matthias are never far from his heart. With vivid illustrations and clear affection for his subject, Matt Tavares sheds light on an icon who learned early that life is what you make of it — and sends home a message about honoring the place from which you came.

Becoming Babe Ruth

Author: Matt Tavares
Publisher:
ISBN: 0763687677
Size: 19.52 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 25

Matt Tavares’s striking homage to one of baseball’s legends offers a rare view into Babe Ruth’s formative years in "the House that built Ruth." Before he is known as the Babe, George Herman Ruth is just a boy who lives in Baltimore and gets into a lot of trouble. But when he turns seven, his father brings him to the gates of Saint Mary’s Industrial School for Boys, and his life is changed forever. At Saint Mary’s, he’s expected to study hard and follow a lot of rules. But there is one good thing about Saint Mary’s: almost every day, George gets to play baseball. Here, under the watchful eye of Brother Matthias, George evolves as a player and as a man, and when he sets off into the wild world of big-league baseball, the school, the boys, and Brother Matthias are never far from his heart. With vivid illustrations and clear affection for his subject, Matt Tavares sheds light on an icon who learned early that life is what you make of it — and sends home a message about honoring the place from which you came.

Becoming Babe Ruth

Author: Matt Tavares
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763656461
Size: 13.69 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 57

Traces his mischievous childhood in Baltimore before his life-changing enrollment in Saint Mary's Industrial School for Boys, where a strict code of conduct and his introduction to baseball inspired his historic career.

Who Was Babe Ruth

Author: Joan Holub
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101552339
Size: 16.91 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 27

Just in time for baseball season! Babe Ruth came from a poor Baltimore family and, as a kid, he was a handful. It was at a reform school that Babe discovered his talent for baseball, and by the age of nineteen, he was on his way to becoming a sports legend. Babe was often out of shape and even more often out on the town, but he had a big heart and an even bigger swing! Kids will learn all about the Home Run King in this rags-to- riches sports biography. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, a true sports legend is brought to life.

Home Run

Author: Robert Burleigh
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0152045996
Size: 13.57 MB
Format: PDF
View: 51

A poetic account of the legendary Babe Ruth as he prepares to make a home run.

Babe Ruth Saves Baseball

Author: Frank Murphy
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780385373470
Size: 14.95 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 43

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?

There Goes Ted Williams

Author: Matt Tavares
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763627898
Size: 20.94 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 36

Profiles the iconic baseball hitter, including his rigorous practice schedule as a youth, military service in two wars, and stellar career that led to an unmatched season in 1941.