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The consensus best baseball player of all-time due to his excellence both as a hitter and a pitcher, Babe Ruth is one of the most widely recognized figures in sports history. Most often associated with the New York Yankees, Ruth started his career with the Boston Red Sox, where as a pitcher he was among the league's best and was a standout World Series performer. Ruth's move from the Red Sox to the Yankees marked the end of an era of World Series titles in Boston and the beginning of a World Series winning tradition for the Yankees. This trade become the most famous in baseball history, and later it was added to lore that Ruth cursed the Sox, a curse that would cause an 86 year gulf between Red Sox World Series wins. Ruth's home run hitting prowess on the Yankees is widely considered to have saved baseball in the aftermath of the Chicago Black Sox scandal that discredited the sport. Ruth would demolish home run records, both single season and career, before his finishing his career out with the Boston Braves. Babe Ruth was elected to the Hall Of Fame in 1936.


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The Day Babe Ruth Played in Vancouver's Rain (in News)
'If these people can take the weather, so can we,' Ruth told his all-stars. 'We're gonna give 'em a ball game.'

Sandoval's October exploits becoming legendary
With a 2-for-5, two-RBI performance in the Giants' 7-1 Game 1 victory over the Royals, Pablo Sandoval improved his lifetime postseason batting average to .328. That moved him above Babe Ruth and just about everyone else on baseball's all-time list. Among players with at least 125 playoff plate appearances, Sandoval now ranks ninth.

Babe Ruth Comes Back to Fenway To See Derek Jeter's Last Game
One big pregame surprise at Fenway today was running into the one and only Babe Ruth, who came back to Boston to see Derek Jeter's final game.

MOzarks Moments: Babe Ruth hits home runs in the MOzarks
George Herman ?Babe? Ruth not only finished the regular season in 1921 with a record 59 home runs, he also hit for a .376 percentage, had 171 RBIs, scored 177 runs and had a slugging percentage of .84

Five Affordable Vintage Autographs Of All-Time Baseball Greats
Don't be scared off by the crazy prices for viintage autographs of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and Ty Cobb. There are amazing deals for some of baseball's greatest players ever.

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3 Business Lessons From Babe Ruth's Employment Contract
The legendary Babe Ruth had an employment contract like any other employee, but his had a few extra conditions you might not have considered.

Goldman's baseball quotables #12: Unlike Derek Jeter, Babe Ruth did not leave on his own terms
When Derek Jeter hit a walk-off single in his final home at-bat, some said his finish was like Ted Williams' or Babe Ruth's. That couldn't be further from the truth. Ruth struggled on, petered out, and was abandoned. During Derek Jeter's memorable final bow at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night, ESPN's Wallace Matthews tweeted: Babe Ruth went out with 3 HRS, Ted Williams with a HR at Fenway, Jeter ...

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Babe Ruth's Original Yankees Contract Up For Sale
Baseball legend Babe Ruth 's first New York Yankees contract is expected to fetch over $1 million (625,000) when it goes up for auction next month (Oct14).

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George Herman Ruth had many nicknames aside from Babe. Those included The Bambino, The Caliph of Clout, Sultan of Swat, Jidge, The Behemoth of Bust and The Great Bambino.
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