Rather than as a Falstaffian figure of limited intellect, Edmund Wehrle reveals Babe Ruth as an ambitious, independent operator, one not afraid to challenge baseball's draconian labor system. This new perspective, approaching Ruth more seriously and placing his life in fuller context, is long overdue.
This book brings to life the story of Mickey Mantle, presenting a fully-rounded portrait of a complex, misunderstood national hero. It includes never-before-published details from Mantle's widow and offers illuminating insight into his career using modern analytics, arguing that he should be considered the greatest ballplayer of all time.
The updated Michelin Green Guide Germany is your key to a well-organized trip in this country of remarkable scenery, dynamic cities and fascinating history. Lose yourself in the fairytale woods of the Black Forest. Stop for a stein of beer in Munich, some marzipan in Lübeck, or a glass of wine along the Romantic Road. Cruise down the Rhine Valley, bike around Berlin or drive through the Bavarian Alps. Michelin's celebrated star-rating system, color photos, respected maps and trusted advice ensure an unforgettable journey.
Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, Ohio Off the Beaten Path shows you the Buckeye State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and introduces you to cultural attractions you never knew existed.
Devin Olsen explains how the techniques he has used to become a repeat medalist in fly fishing competitions can be adapted to everyday fly fishing situations. He covers strategies, tactics and flies for rivers, small streams and still waters, allowing anyone to fish more successfully by applying the approaches taken by competitive anglers.