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Babe Didn't Point, and Other Stories About Iowans and Sports

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Contains scores of unusual stories and anecdotes from major league stars and games of the past.
Hardcover, 239 pages
Published January 30th 1989 by Iowa State Press
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Charles
Dec 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
One of the best, but completely false fables of baseball is that Babe Ruth once pointed to a spot in the outfield where he then proceeded to hit the baseball for a home run. No one that was there, not even Ruth himself ever claimed that the event happened that way. Yet another short piece debunking that myth provides the title of the book.
Bryson had a near 50-year career as a writer for the “Des Moines Register” and was considered one of the best historians of baseball. He also wrote about ot
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