The Myths of the Babe

Jackie Atkins of The Philadelphia Inquirer breaks down three myths surrounding Babe Ruth in her review of The Big Fella, of which she writes: In The Big Fella, Jane Leavy, former Washington Post sportswriter, goes a long way toward filling in many of the blanks in the...

The Great American Writers Series | Nov 08

Appearance details: Author: Jane Leavy Tour: The Big Fella Launch Book Tour Date: Nov 08 Time: 7:30pm Venue: San Diego Central Library – Neil Morgan Auditorium City: San Diego , CA Address: 330 Park Boulevard Country: US Box office: 619-235-4041 More information...

Forbes, Newsday and The Voice of San Diego

Forbes: Epic Babe Ruth Bio By Jane Leavy Captures His Life And Times Jane Leavy’s second book, a critically acclaimed, New York Times best-selling biography of Mickey Mantle in 2010, has sold 211,000 copies in hardback and 60,000 in paperback. Such commercial success...

The theme music behind the Curse of the Bambino

Jane Leavy, the author of New York Times bestsellers Sandy Koufax, a Lefty’s Legacy, and The Last Boy, Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood, takes on baseball’s greatest legend in The Big Fella, a biography of Babe Ruth published this...