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.
Fayetteville celebrates its connection to baseball slugger Babe Ruth, who hit his first pro home run in the city
Title: Babe Ruth, 1919 Date Created/Published: 1919. Medium: 1 negative : glass ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-npcc-00316 (digital file from original) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.Babe Ruth's first in flight in Fayetteville
North Carolina marks baseball legend's homerun start North Carolina marks baseball legend's homerun start.Babe Ruth's World Series watch sells for $717G
Babe Ruth's pocket watch from the 1923 World Series sold for $717,000 Saturday at auction in New York City.Babe Ruth World Series watch auctioned for $717,000
NEW YORK -- Babe Ruth's pocket watch from the 1923 World Series has sold for $717,000 at auction in New York City.Babe Ruth's watch from 1923 World Series auctioned for $717K
NEW YORK -- Babe Ruth's pocket watch from the 1923 World Series sold for $717,000 Saturday at auction in New York City.Babe Ruth World Series watch auctioned for $700K
Babe Ruth's pocket watch from the 1923 World Series sold for $717,000 Saturday at auction in New York City. The pentagonal 14-karat gold watch was bought by a telephone bidder who is remaining anonymous, Heritage Auctions said. The timepiece was part of a set given to Ruth and his Yankees teammates after they beat their rivals, the New York Giants, in the 1923 World Series. It is inscribed ...Famous Babe Ruth ball given to kid in hospital goes for $250K
The famous baseball that Babe Ruth sent to a sick kid with the promise to ?knock a homer for you? scrawled on it sold at auction to a New York...Famous Babe Ruth baseball up for auction
Babe Ruth once followed through on a promise to hit a World Series homer for an injured boy; now that baseball is up for auctionRuth's World Series watch sells for $717,000
Babe Ruth's pocket watch from the 1923 World Series sold at an auction in New York on Saturday for $717,000. Babe Ruth?s 1923 World Series gold watch sold for $717K
A 14-carat gold watch presented to Babe Ruth for helping the Yankees win the 1923 World Series sold at auction in Manhattan on Saturday for $717,000. Heritage Auctions ? which...
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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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