Reading Baseball: Babe Ruth Books

Mar 15, 2019

Over 100 years after he broke into Major League Baseball, Babe Ruth is still one of the most revered names in the history of the game.

In this edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson reviews two new books about the legendary figure.


Reading Baseball is a series of essays and commentaries by Richard "Pete" Peterson, co-author, with his son, Stephen, of  The Slide: Leyland, Bonds and the Star-Crossed Pittsburgh Pirates and the editor of  The St. Louis Baseball Reader.