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Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse

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Publisher Comments:

Before 1918, the Boston Red Sox were unstoppable. They won World Series after World Series, thanks in part to their charismatic pitcher-slugger Babe Ruth. But some people on the Red Sox felt the Babe was more trouble than he was worth, and he was traded away to one of the worst teams in baseball, the New York Yankees. From then on, the Yankees became a golden team. And the Red Sox? For over 80 years, they just couldn’t win another World Series. Then, in 2004, along came a scruffy, scrappy Red Sox team. Could they break Babe Ruth’s curse and win it all?

Synopsis:

Kelly and Jessell tell the true story behind the creation--and breaking--of the Curse of the Bambino, inflicted on World Series champions the Boston Red Sox after they traded Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in 1918. Illustrations.

About the Author

David A. Kelly is a lifelong baseball—and Red Sox—fan. Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse is his first book. He lives in West Newton, Massachusetts.

Tim Jessell’s art can be seen in many children’s books, including the popular Secret of Droon series. For the Random House list, he illustrated Two Hot Dogs with Everything and the covers for Crossroads and Raleigh’s Page. He lives in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307477859
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Subject:
Juvenile Nonfiction : Sports & Recreation - Baseball & Softb
Illustrator:
Jessell, Tim
Illustrator:
Tim Jessell
Calligrapher:
Jessell, Tim
Author:
Jessell, Tim
Author:
David A. Kelly
Author:
Kelly, David A.
Author:
Tim Jessell
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
Baseball players
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball & Softball
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Baseball - History
Subject:
Boston Red Sox (Baseball team) - History
Subject:
Children s-Chapter Books
Subject:
Children s-Sports General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
Juvenile Nonfiction : History - General
Subject:
Juvenile Nonfiction : Biography & Autobiography - Sports & R
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Sports Biography
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20090224
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Grade Level:
1-4
Language:
English
Pages:
101
Age Level:
6-9

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"Synopsis" by , Kelly and Jessell tell the true story behind the creation--and breaking--of the Curse of the Bambino, inflicted on World Series champions the Boston Red Sox after they traded Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in 1918. Illustrations.
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