SI Insider: Love, Loss, and Baseball in 1918

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SI's Senior Writer Tom Verducci tells the story of baseball, Babe Ruth, and a pandemic in 1918.

In his 13-part story called "Love, Loss, and Baseball: Letters from the Hub", Verducci tells the story about the worst pandemic of all time as it swept through Boston during Babe Ruth's peak as the world neared the end of World War I through the perspective of a Boston Globe sports writer.

Read all parts of the story here: