SOURCE: The New Yorker
Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth, idols of the Golden Age of sports, brought stardom to America’s pastime.
SOURCE: Public Books
by Jonathan Goldman
When Babe Ruth started hitting home runs, the US started to change.
SOURCE: NY Times
by Jane Leavy
The sale, at the end of 1919, changed baseball — and New York City — forever.
by Edmund F. Wehrle
What this historian learned by reexamining Ruth’s life from a racial and gender perspective.
SOURCE: Washington Post
The footage was found in the University of South Carolina's Moving Image Research Collections.
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