"The Babe Ruth Story". As Told To Bob Considine. E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.
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George Herman 'Babe' Ruth
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Why not? I had a better year than he did. - when asked why he should be paid more than the President of the United States after signing an $80,000 contract in 1930
After the Yankees' 1928 World Series victory, their train stopped in Indiana, where Ruth was asked to address the crowd. Ruth, who wanted to give a plug for his friend and Democratic presidential candidate Alfred E. Smith
, told the crowd, "Let's give three cheers for my pal and the next president of the U.S.A., Al Smith!" The crowd was completely silent, and some accounts say that the wind could ...