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Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 1
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Heaving tearing. Water damage. Glue on cover.

    Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. Comics about famous sports figures of the past, featuring a continuing comics biography of baseball legend Babe Ruth. Part one of Babe Ruth's life story starts when he was just a babe. Also, a feature on basketball, then not nearly as popular a national sport as baseball. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 2

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell and Tom Doerer. Comics about famous sports figures of the past, featuring a continuing comics biography of baseball legend Babe Ruth. Early baseball player and coach Al Schacht is one of the first pro athletes to cash in on his name, becoming a restaurateur. Baseball player and manager Ralph Kiner was perhaps more famous as the voice of the New York Mets on radio. The story behind some of the American League team logos, plus tales of sports oddities. Part two of the comics biography of Babe Ruth. The Life of Babe Ruth: Babe Enters Professional Baseball (chapter two); Babe Ruth's Sports Tips: Batter Up!; Baseball Clinic: How to Pitch; The Clown Prince of Baseball; Whirl of Sports; Club-House Close-Outs; Baseball's Triple Threat; Sport Topics; Today's Hottest Sport Stars; Babe Ruth's Sports Quiz; Sporting Fun; Ralph Kiner, the Alhambra Assassin; Know Your Teams: American League. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 3

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    "The Life of Babe Ruth" (chapter 3), "How to Play the Infield," "Terrific Teen-Age Athlete Bob Mathias," "Home Run Kings of 1949" (featuring Ted Williams, Joe Dimaggio, Stan Musial, and others), "Sid Gordon Surprises Baseball World," and "Ben Hogan, Golf's Tiny Terror." Bob Powell art? Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 4

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    Stories and art by C.C. Beck, Bob Powell, J. G. Taylor Spink, W. Creamer and George Baker. Comics about famous sports figures of the past, featuring a continuing comics biography of baseball legend Babe Ruth. College athlete Happy Chandler goes on to become a politician and the second Commissioner of Baseball from 1945 to 1951. Diver Vicki Draves swims her way to Olympic gold. Plus a Sad Sack story by George Baker and a Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie To the Rescue!" with art by Shazam creator C.C. Beck. Part four of the comics biography of Babe Ruth. Babe Ruth Contests; The Life of Babe Ruth: Babe Breaks in With the Red Sox; Babe Ruth's Championship Baseball: How to Play the Infield; Swimming; The Clown Prince of Baseball; Sid Luckman - Master of the 'T'; The Sporting News - Junior Edition; Happy Chandler - Big Boss of Baseball; Babe Ruth Sports Quiz; Pancho Gonzalez - The Cinderella Boy of Tennis; Bob Feller, Strikeout King; Vicki Draves - Olympic Champion; The Sad Sack. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 5

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. Comics about famous sports figures of the past, featuring a continuing comics biography of baseball legend Babe Ruth. The life of college football legend and war hero Bob Chappuis. A biography of France's greatest boxer - and boyfriend of legendary singer Edith Piaf - Marcel Cerdan. A history of the LA. Dodgers, formerly known as the Brooklyn Dodgers. Part five of the comics biography of Babe Ruth. The Life of Babe Ruth; Bob Chappuis: All-American Hero; Marcel Cerdan; Levi Jackson; Hunting Tips. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 6

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell and Tom Doerer. Comics about famous sports figures of the past, featuring a continuing comics biography of baseball legend Babe Ruth. The life of legendary figure skater Dick Button. Canadian hockey legend Maurice "The Rocket" Richard. The story of boxer Rocky Graziano's dramatic comeback. Part six of the comics biography of Babe Ruth. Short Shorts; The Life of Babe Ruth: Babe's First World Series; George Mikan, King of the Cagers; Improve Your Foul Shooting Accuracy; Rocky Graziano's Comeback; Johnny's Day with the Babe; Dick Button, Slick Star of the Silver Skates; Enjoy Winter Sports; Barbara Ann Scott, Queen of the Ice; Top Hockey Stars?; Maurice "The Rocket" Richard; Helpful Hockey Hints; sporttopics; Rene Herrerias, Hot Shot Kid from Frisco; It's Smart to Stay Healthy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 7

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. Comics about famous sports figures of the past, featuring a continuing comics biography of baseball legend Babe Ruth. Canadian hockey legend and WWII soldier Turk Broda becomes a coach after retiring. Boxer Sugar Ray Robinson is regarded by many as the greatest boxer of all time. Part seven of the comics biography of Babe Ruth. The Life of Babe Ruth; Turk Broda: Hockey's Prize-Winning Goalie; Sugar Ray Robinson: Boxing's Battering Businessman; Andy Varipapa: Bowling Champ at 55; Zoe Ann Olsen: Champion Springboard Beauty; Track Stars of 1950; Baseball Training Camp Tips. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 8

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. Comics about famous sports figures of the past, featuring a continuing comics biography of baseball legend Babe Ruth. Baseball legend Yogi Berra becomes almost as well-known for his quips and sound bites as for his playing. Champion Indy 500 racer Mauri Rose also invents a device that allows amputees to drive. Coverage of the then-new sport of Roller Derby. Part eight of the comics biography of Babe Ruth. The Life of Babe Ruth; Yogi Berra: Yankee's Colorful Catcher; College Crew: Sport's Toughest Grind; Mauri Rose: Sensation of the Speedway; Gussie Moran: Glamour Girl of Tennis; Fred Wilt: Mercury-Footed G-Man; How to Umpire; Boxing; Roller Derby. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 9

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. Comics about famous sports figures of the past, featuring a continuing comics biography of baseball legend Babe Ruth. Stan Musial - the original "Stan the Man" - is widely considered to be one of the greatest hitters in baseball history. Champion golfer Sammy Snead becomes almost as well-known for his folksy wisdom and fashion sense as for his perfect swing. Plus an instructional article on how to save someone who is drowning. Part nine of the comics biography of Babe Ruth. The Life of Babe Ruth Chapter 9: Babe Becomes A Slugging Star; They Call Musial Stan, The Man; Slammin Sammy Snead Comes into His Own; In the Dugout; They Laughed When Casey Stengel Was Made Manager of the Yankees!; Will Americas Net Stars Remain Supreme?; Marlene and Alice Bauer: Glamour Gals of Golf; Swim In Safety For Happier Summer Fun!; Life-Saving Know-How Means Greater Water Safety; Clubhouse Closeups; Babe Ruth Sports Quiz. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 10

    Stories and art by Bob Powell, and Leon Harvey. Comics about famous sports figures of the past, featuring a continuing comics biography of baseball legend Babe Ruth. Football legend and broadcaster Kyle Rote later has a son of the same name who becomes a major American soccer star. Boxer Jake Lamotta sacrifices everything for a career that later inspires the Martin Scorsese classic "Raging Bull." Plus a Tootsie Roll ad featuring Captain Tootsie, "Captain Tootsie and the Run-Away Baby Carriage." Part ten of the comics biography of Babe Ruth. The Life of Babe Ruth Chapter 9: Babe Becomes A Slugging Star; Mighty Mustang of S.M.U.; Triple Threat Terror; Know Your Football Formations!; Pigskin Pointers; What's Ahead for Glenn Davis?; Meet America's Most Popular Mat Men; Jungle Jim Fuchs, Strong Boy of the ELI; Sport Shorts; Jake Lamotta, Boxing's Most Controversial Champ!; Clubhouse Closeups; Babe Ruth Sports Quiz. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Babe Ruth Sports Comics (1949) 11

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    Stories and art by Bob Powell, Tom Hickey and Bill Schreiber. Comics about famous sports figures of the past, featuring a continuing comics biography of baseball legend Babe Ruth. The story of the Soapbox Derby, a rite of passage for many young Americans. Canadian hockey legend Edgar Laprade earns the nickname "Beaver." Plus a Tootsie Roll ad featuring Captain Tootsie, "Captain Tootsie Catches Hi-jackers," with art by Bill Schreiber. Part eleven of the comics biography of Babe Ruth. The Life of Babe Ruth Chapter 11; City's Cinderella Sophs; The Soapbox Derby, Comet Kids in Cars; Art Houtteman, the Comeback Kid!; It Runs in the Family!; Who Will Be the National Basketball Stars of 1951?; Edgar Laprade, Gentleman of the Rink; Sport Shorts; Meet Frankie Albert, Pro Football's Mighty Mite!; Daredevils on Ice; Clubhouse Closeups; Babe Ruth Sports Quiz. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.