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.
North Lake-Illinois sports briefs: Griffith Baseball Diamond Club to hold golf outing
Highland Babe Ruth and Senior BR holding late sign-upsOcala to host another Cal Ripken World Series
Officials with Babe Ruth League Inc. and Rotary Sportsplex of Marion County signed a contract at Hilton Ocala on Tuesday night to bring the Cal Ripken Major/60 World Series to Ocala.Babe Ruth League plans move into new international headquarters in Hamilton
The Babe Ruth League was founded in Hamilton but has been located in Trenton and Lawrence for decades.Yankees recreate famous Babe Ruth scene from 'The Sandlot'
The Yankees show off their acting shops, with Brett Gardner starring as Smalls and Brian McCann as Ham.Letters: Babe Ruth locks the gates
Babe Ruth locks gates Bennington County Babe Ruth is the latest program to fall victim to the ever-changing landscape of youth sports today. A program dating back to the early 70s that has played under the umbrella of Interstate Baseball, Senior League and for the last 15 years Babe Ruth International, will not operate unless new administration comes forward.Sports news
Glacier Babe Ruth is taking sign-ups through March 15. Go to www.glacierbaberuth.com and click on ?Registrations,? print out and mail it to Glacier Babe Ruth, P.O. Box 1079, Columbia Falls MT 59912 by March 15. Cost is $125. Scholarships are available.C.P. board approves baseball, dog park contracts
CROWN POINT | The city's Board of Public Works and Safety approved contracts Wednesday for construction of Babe Ruth fields and the dog park at Center Ross Park and for completing renovation of the Cal Ripken fields at Jerry Ross Park.Late UCSD Biochemist Might Be the Babe Ruth of Vitamin Mints
Babe Ruth the ballplayer inspired the naming and success of the Baby Ruth candy bar. Could a UC San Diego biochemist give a similar bump to a ?vitamin mint?? VimVida Vitamin Mints have been renamed to celebrate and honor the late Dr. Sheldon Saul Hendler, the company said this month. Hendler invented the vitamin mint. [?]Watch the Yankees Recreate the Babe Ruth Scene From The Sandlot
Starring Brett Gardner as SmallsCollectors slug it out over rights to Babe Ruth home run bat
Collectors from several states are battling over the ownership rights to a bat used by Babe Ruth during the 1924 season.
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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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