Babe Ruth


Born
in Baltimore, Maryland, The United States
February 06, 1895

Died
August 16, 1948

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George Herman Ruth, Jr., best known as "Babe" Ruth and nicknamed "the Bambino" and "the Sultan of Swat", was an American Major League baseball player from 1914–1935. Ruth originally broke into the major leagues with the Boston Red Sox as a starting pitcher, but after he was sold to the New York Yankees in 1919, he converted to a full-time right fielder and subsequently became one of the league's most prolific hitters. Ruth was a mainstay in the Yankees' lineup that won seven pennants and four World Series titles during his tenure with the team. After a short stint with the Boston Braves in 1935, Ruth retired. In 1936, Ruth became one of the first five players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Ruth has since become regarded as one of the
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The Babe Ruth Story

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Playing the Game: My Early ...

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How It Feels To Be a Has-Be...

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The Babe and I

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A Rare Recording of Babe Ruth

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Babe Ruth's Book of Baseball

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Babe Ruth as I Knew Him

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