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Lovable Ruth was everyone's Babe
About the Babe
Wednesday, November 19, 2003
By the Babe
Quotes By Babe Ruth
--Quoted in "The Babe Ruth Story"
--Quoted by Clifton Fadiman in "The American Treasury, 1455-1955"
--Quoted in "Big Sticks"
--On being introduced to Calvin Coolidge on a hot day at the Washington ballpark, quoted by Robert Creamer in "Babe"
--Reported reply when a reporter objected that the salary Ruth was demanding ($80,000) was more than that of President Herbert Hoover's ($75,000).
--In 1948, the year he died
--Quoted in "People of Destiny" by Kenneth Richards
--To Connie Mack shortly before he died
--April 27, 1947, at Yankee Stadium on Babe Ruth Day.
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