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Babe Ruth

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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100 years after big league debut, Babe Ruth is still larger than life
It is easy now to identify the most famous name from the baseball box score dated July 11, 1914.

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Babe Ruth continues to inspire baseball fans from sandlots to major league diamonds all around the world. (PRWeb July 22, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12032994.htm

Babe Ruth memorabilia, including contract and home run ball, to be auctioned in Baltimore
The first ball Babe Ruth hit over the fence in Yankee Stadium and his 1918 contract with the Boston Red Sox are among about three dozen Ruth-related items scheduled for auction in Baltimore.

Babe Ruth made MLB debut 100 years ago - OPINION: 6 ways to save baseball from extinction
George Herman ?Babe? Ruth played his first Major League Baseball game 100 years ago Friday, marking the beginning of a legendary career and legacy that lasted decades.

How Much Would You Pay For Babe Ruth's Old Pants?
From the first home run he hit at Yankee Stadium to his game-used pants, an auction celebrating Babe Ruth has it all.

Manchester takes state Babe Ruth tournament
Manchester's Tom Woodcock All-Stars captured the Babe Ruth Baseball state crown (13-15) with a 14-1 win over Hampton at Michele Park Thursday.

Mountain View's hopes for NorCal title dashed
Mountain View Babe Ruth League 15-year-old all-stars manager Matt Nippes handed out flyers to his players Wednesday evening at the Belmont Sports Complex.

Historic Babe Ruth ball to be auctioned
It is common knowledge that Babe Ruth hit the first home run in Yankee Stadium the day it opened in 1923.

Babe Ruth's Boston Contract Fetches $1M at Auction
Babe Ruth's Red Sox contract fetches $1M at auction, among other sports items in Baltimore

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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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