Gehrig and the Babe
The Friendship and the Feud
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As the greatest pair of sluggers to play together in baseball history, Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig helped found the first Yankees dynasty. Together, the two men enjoyed unparalleled fame, and yet the intimate friends became separated by squabbles, reconciling only at Gehrig's imminent death.
About the Author
Tony Castro is the author of Mickey Mantle: America's Prodigal Son, DiMag & Mick: Sibling Rivals, Yankee Blood Brothers, and Looking for Hemingway and the Lost Generation, among others. His reporting has appeared in the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Dallas Morning News, and the Texas Observer. He was a columnist at the Los Angeles Herald Examiner for the late legendary editor, Jim Bellows. Tony lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Renee LaSalle, and Jeter, their black Labrador retriever. Their two grown sons, Trey and Ryan, also reside in Southern California.
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