One Life: Babe Ruth

Art Exhibition previously on at Smithsonian in District of Columbia, United States. Published by Smithsonian on Monday 01 February 2016. Friday 24 June 2016 to Sunday 21 May 2017.

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This American baseball legend was an icon and media sensation. Before the commercialization of sports superstars became commonplace,

Ruth’s name and image fueled a marketing frenzy. His memorable persona is highlighted in a selection of historic prints, photographs and personal paraphernalia representing “the Babe” both as a Yankee slugger and a national celebrity. Historian James Barber is the curator of the show.