Babe Ruth as I Knew Him (PDF)
Knew Ruth well His insight is fascinating and valuable I enjoyed watching the evolution of Ruth from a young impulsive kid into a superstar Hoyt works in enough of Ruth s personal life to make this a biography of Ruth worth reading It has numerous illustrations Some of them were a little hard to read on a Kindle but I enjoyed the picturesThis is a book that would be enjoyed by anyone with an interest in baseball history There are a couple of minor formatting problems in the Kindle edition and it s not a masterpiece in biographical literature Hoyt s style can probably be escribed as own home It is a uick interesting read that I enjoyed though The list of records Ruth held at retirement is worth the price of admission It goes on for pages at the end of the book Baseball is a sport built on statistics and I found these truly interestingI recommend this book to any baseball fan. With Babe Ruth A great ballplayer
himself Hoyt was top pitcher of the 1927 Yankee World Champion. Hoyt was top pitcher of the 1927 Yankee World Champion.
CHARACTERS Babe Ruth as I Knew HimBetter than expectedI liked the idea of a first hand account but sports
of that time focused only on the stats and not the personalities gives a good overall picture of the Babe both good andbooks of that time focused only on the stats and not the personalities
bad A uick read with some fun pictures Nice to read about Ruth from someone who playedA uick read with some fun pictures Nice to read about Ruth from someone who played him for years Unfortunately this felt like a book the author threw together by sitting own and rambling off anecdotes And these anecdotes consistent with the way most sports figures were portrayed many ecades ago exaggerated the positives and barely skimmed the surface of the negatives Not recommended unless you get it at the library or for a cheap price and just want to skim something Fast read about Ruth by someone who knew him and played with him on than one team Interesting but certainly not exhaustive Babe Ruth As I
knew him is the reminisces of former teammateHim is the reminisces of former teammate Hoyt about. An intimate story of Ruth's fabulous career with exclusive photographs and recordsWaite Hoyt spo. ,
His friendship with the slugger I think the book has probably been mined by every other biographer but there was one thing here I idn t know at least idn t remember
Hoyt Doesn T Contradict Thedoesn t contradict the called against the Cubs in the world series He says it was the second time Babe had pulled the trick The first time was years earlier against the Boston Red Sox to uiet a heckling fan We also learn that Babe was superstitious and started eating two hot ogs before every game for good luck He was generous and paid off his loans with 6% interest and forgot the money he loaned others Hoyt claims
his second wife was the one that tamed him and regrets thatsecond wife was the one that tamed him and regrets that was never given a chance to manage a ballclub The rest is mostly photographs many of which I have never seen Babe Ruth As I Knew Him by Waite Hoyt is a rare piece of baseball history As a teammate on two teams Hoyt. Rtscaster and radio Like Wind, Like Wave director of WEPO Cincinnati spent fifteen years playing on the sameiamond.