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    1 day ago - By Life

    If you don't think Babe Ruth was a head of state-well, you're right in the most literal sense. He was a ball player.
    But in another sense, he was absolutely a head of state. It's just not the kind of state that you can find on a map. His state was baseball, and he ruled it like no other. And that mattered to a lot of people, especially in the middle parts of the last century, when baseball was the undisputed national pastime. “It wasn't that he hit more home runs than anybody else,” said legendary sportswriter Red Smith. “he hit them higher, better, farther, with more theatrical timing and...
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