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.
Levittown PAL/Babe Ruth Receive Additional Funds
The Levittown Police Athletic League and Babe Ruth Leagues recently received part of a $43,000 BP Fueling Communities grant from the New York and New Jersey gas station owners. The donations are part of $1.3 million that BP Branded Marketers of New York and New Jersey have given back to their communities since 2011, when the Fueling Communities program was established. Last year, BP Branded ...Bulletin Board
Elk Grove Babe Ruth is now accepting registrations for the upcoming spring season. To be eligible, players must be least 13 years of age but not older than 15 prior to May 1, 2014, and reside in the league boundaries (go to www.eghardball.com and look under Handouts for a map).Did you know: Babe Ruth
BASEBALL legend Babe Ruth and a host of other American all-time baseball greats like Lou Gehrig and Charlie Gerringer played ball at the then new Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in December 1934. Considered the biggest baseball exhibition series in the country?s history, the three-game series pitted the American baseball legends against the country?s own all-star selection. Both Ruth and Gehrig ...La Grange Babe Ruth baseball registration set for Monday
LA GRANGE ? Registration for the 2014 season of La Grange Babe Ruth baseball will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at the Babe Ruth Building, located behind the backstop of the north field at Sedgwick Park in La Grange. The park is at the corner of 47th Street and East Avenue.Dodgers to hold Babe Ruth bobblehead day in September
It's not unusual for baseball teams to come up with promotions that make us do a double take. In fact, it's become a common occurrence over the years as they search for fresh and creative ways to lure fans into ? Continue reading ?Lamar to host Babe Ruth 14U and 16U State and Midwest Plains Regional Tournaments in July
Lamar to host Babe Ruth 14U and 16U State and Midwest Plains Regional Tournaments in JulySiskiyou 14 wins 'state' Babe Ruth title, regionals next
A team of 14 year old Babe Ruth All Stars from Siskiyou County rose up to claim the Southern Oregon State championship this past weekend in Klamath Falls.Martin County Little League, Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth little leagues host registration
The Martin County North Little League will host registrations for little league baseball and softball from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 7.Norwalk Babe Ruth Baseball Plans Open House
NORWALK, Conn. ? Norwalk Babe Ruth baseball will hold an open house on Monday, Nov. 25, at Norwalk City Hall. The open house begins at 7 p.m. Players who register for next season early are eligible for a door prize. For more information, visit the Norwalk Babe ...Bill Bryson?s ?One Summer: America, 1927?
Bill Bryson chronicles one season in American history, when Lindbergh flew, Babe Ruth hit and Calvin Coolidge vacationed.
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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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