Foreword Chronology of Babe Ruth's Life and Career Introduction Formative Years, 1895-1914 A Personality Study George Ruth Becomes the "Babe," 1914-1919 A Babe in the City That Doesn't Sleep, 1920-1924 The Collapse and Revival of Ruth, 1925-1926 What a Ride, 1927-1932 The Glory Ends, 1933-1935 After the Last Hurrah, 1936-1948 Ruth and the Record Book Ruth and the Game Today Babe Ruth's Legacy Appendix 1: Babe Ruth's Career and Post-Season Statistics Appendix 2: A Selection of Famous Ruth Achievements and Memorable Ruth Home Runs Appendix 3: Notes on Ruth's Income Bibiography Index
"I have enjoyed being a small part of Wayne's fine tribute to my grandfather, Babe Ruth, just like the Sultan of Swat it should prove to be a Ruthian hit!" -- Linda Ruth Tosetti, Granddaughter
Wayne Stewart has now written 20 books and countless magazine articles. He was born and raised in Donora, PA, a town that has produced big league baseball players, including Stan Musial and the father-son Griffeys. Mr. Stewart now lives in Lorain, OH, and is married to Nancy (Panich) Stewart. They have two sons, Sean and Scott. Mr. Steward has covered the baseball world since 1978 and has interviewed and profiled many Hall of Famers, including Nolan Ryan, Bob Gibson, and Warren Spahn. He has appeared, as a baseball expert/historian, on Cleveland's Fox 8 and on ESPN Classic.
"Stewart, a baseball historian, details the life of baseball great Babe Ruth, from his formative years through his lasting legacy. B&W historical photos and a chronology are included." - Reference & Research Book News