George Herman "Babe" Ruth was, in pretty much everyone's opinion, the most popular and beloved baseball player of all time.
Ruth played 22 years in the major leagues, hitting 714 home runs, winning seven World Series, and becoming baseball's greatest legend. But by 1936, the Babe was retired at age 41. He was an inhabitant of that strange twilight, the twilight for men who had accomplished all they can early in life.
The Babe's final years, although dotted with happy moments, were mainly a lonely... READ ON