The Wonderful World of Toots Shor

Toots Shor was a New York City landmark and bear hugging pal of everybody from shoeshine boy to newsstand guy to Joe DiMaggio, Frank Sinatra, Jackie Gleason, Jack Dempsey, Dwight Eisenhower, Frank Gifford, Walter Cronkite, Yogi Berra, Mike Wallace, Edward R Murrow, Earl Warren, John F Kennedy, Frank Costello, and Jimmy Hoffa at his saloon with a soul on West 51st StreeToots Shor was a New York City landmark and bear hugging pal of everybody from shoeshine boy to newsstand guy to Joe DiMaggio, Frank Sinatra, Jackie Gleason, Jack Dempsey, Dwight Eisenhower, Frank Gifford, Walter Cronkite, Yogi Berra, Mike Wallace, Edward R Murrow, Earl Warren, John F Kennedy, Frank Costello, and Jimmy Hoffa at his saloon with a soul on West 51st Street.Palship, as John Bainbridge observes in the nearly forgotten 1950 profile of Toots, The Wonderful World of Toots Shor, was what the legendary saloon was all about Being called a crumb bum by Toots meant you d earned his praise in contrast, his most bitter insult was to call someone just a piece of raisin cake.
The Wonderful World of Toots Shor Toots Shor was a New York City landmark and bear hugging pal of everybody from shoeshine boy to newsstand guy to Joe DiMaggio Frank Sinatra Jackie Gleason Jack Dempsey Dwight Eisenhower Frank Gif

  • Title: The Wonderful World of Toots Shor
  • Author: John Bainbridge
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 485
  • Format: Hardcover
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