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Summary

Babe Ruth was a famous Athlete from USA, who lived between February 6, 1895 and August 16, 1948. He became 53 years old.

Biography

George Herman Ruth, better known as Babe Ruth, was the statistically best baseball player in the history of the sport. He started playing for the Boston Red Sox, but was sold to New York Yankees in one of the most famous player is. Due. his flamboyant lifestyle attracted him to the attention off the field, and he was therefore one of America's first superstars.

Babe Ruth set numerous records during his 22 seasons in Major League Baseball. Although almost all of these have later been beaten, he generally regarded as the best player in baseball the sport has ever seen. His innovative, strength-oriented style of play sent shock waves through the world of baseball, which he reformed and exposed in many ways. After having retired, he was among the first five players to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Today he remains the player with the best results statistics in MLB, with 349 hits per 1000 roll.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 26 quotes who is written / told by Babe.

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Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babe_Ruth

Famous quotes by Babe Ruth (26)


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"I learned early to drink beer, wine and whiskey. And I think I was about 5 when I first chewed tobacco"
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"I had only one superstition. I made sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run"
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"I didn't mean to hit the umpire with the dirt, but I did mean to hit that bastard in the stands"
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"How about a little noise. How do you expect a man to putt?"
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"Gee, its lonesome in the outfield. It's hard to keep awake with nothing to do"
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"Every strike brings me closer to the next home run"
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"Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back"
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"Don't ever forget two things I'm going to tell you. One, don't believe everything that's written about you. Two, don't pick up too many checks"
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"Cobb is a prick. But he sure can hit. God Almighty, that man can hit"
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"Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world"
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"Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder"
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"As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher's mound. It was as if I'd been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy"
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"All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it. I get back to the dugout and they ask me what it was I hit and I tell them I don't know except it looked good"
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"All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill"
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"You just can't beat the person who never gives up"
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"Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games"
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"Who is richer? The man who is seen, but cannot see? Or the man who is not being seen, but can see?"
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"The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime"
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"Reading isn't good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn't hit home runs. So I gave up reading"
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"Paris ain't much of a town"
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"Never let the fear of striking out get in your way"
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"Let me show you how it's done... Loser!"
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"If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery"
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"If I'd just tried for them dinky singles I could've batted around .600"
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"I'll promise to go easier on drinking and to get to bed earlier, but not for you, fifty thousand dollars, or two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars will I give up women. They're too much fun"
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"I won't be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat"


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