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The Roaring 20s
How did sports become important during the 1920s?
Many people had excess income during the 1920s. They were willing to spend this income on entertainment. Movies, nightclubs and sporting events became very popular. Sports, and in particular baseball, attracted huge crowds. The symbol of sports during the 1920s was the famous Yankees baseball player, Babe Ruth. The Roaring 20s