Waite Hoyt: A Biography of the Yankees' Schoolboy Wonder

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Waite Hoyt was much more than a baseball player. A multi-faceted, sometimes troubled man, Hoyt was a vaudevillian, a mortician, a writer, a painter, and (of course) a Hall of Fame pitcher. He was also an alcoholic who overcame his demons and became one of the first players to make the transition to the announcers booth. His teammates and managers were among the all-time greats, but hell always be associated with his friend Babe Ruth. He was there when Ruth hit 29 homers for a new record in 1919; when Ruth hit his 60th in ...

Waite Hoyt: A Biography of the Yankees' Schoolboy Wonder 2004, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786419609

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