Babe Ruth (Baseball Superstars) by Tracy Brown Collins

By Tracy Brown Collins

George Herman Ruth Jr used to be born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1895. A rebellious baby, he was once finally despatched to a penal complex boarding institution the place he by no means relatively discovered the self-discipline his mom and dad was hoping for, yet he did study whatever that modified his existence: baseball. This publication chronicles Ruth's lifestyles.

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He was so blustery and loud. And he used so many swear words it embarrassed you. And believe me, I don’t embarrass easy. He didn’t ever seem to want to be with women anyway. He’d always rather be with the men, talking about fighting or something like that. ” Well, he certainly wasn’t a woman’s man—I don’t care how many women he slept with. For his part, Ruth had this to say of people’s impressions of ballplayers—and perhaps a little in defense of himself—in Babe Ruth’s Own Book of Baseball: A lot of people still cling to the idea that professional baseball players are roughnecks, hardly fit to associate with real folks.

Jackson hit a solid single to center field. The runner on second 29 30 babe ruth made it to third and briefly rounded the base until deciding to hold there. The center fielder, seeing the runner round third, threw the ball to home plate to prevent the runner from scoring. From the pitcher’s mound, Ruth saw that the runner was stopping at third. He promptly caught the ball that had been thrown home—in baseball, this is known as a “cutoff” play—and threw the ball to second, where he could see Jackson was heading.

He must get his money in a few years or lose out. Listen, a man who works for another is not going to get any more than he’s worth. You can bet on that. A man ought to get all he can earn. A man who knows he’s making the money for other people ought to get some of the profit he brings in. Don’t make any difference if it’s baseball or a bank or a vaudeville show. It’s business, I tell you. There ain’t no sentiment to it. Forget that stuff. Ruth was more or less a full-time outfielder throughout the 1919 season.

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