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Babe Ruth (1895–1948)


Most of Babe Ruth's records have been broken. In 1961, not only did Roger Maris break The Babe's 34-year-old record for most home runs in a season with 61* (2001), but Maris' teammate on the '61 Yankees, pitcher 'Whitey Ford' broke The Babe's 43-year-old record for most scoreless innings pitched in a World Series when the Yankees dispatched the ... See full bio »

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 1937 Home Run on the Keys (Short)
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 1932 Fancy Curves (Short)
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 1932 Just Pals (Short)
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 1932 Over the Fence (Short)
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 1932 Perfect Control (Short)
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 1932 Slide, Babe, Slide (Short)
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 1928 Speedy
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 1927 Babe Comes Home
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 1920 Headin' Home
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Other Works:

"Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball" (1927), by Babe Ruth (ghostwritten by Ford Frick) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 9 Print Biographies | 13 Portrayals | 6 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

George Herman 'Babe' Ruth

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

Don't ever forget two things I'm going to tell you. One, don't believe everything that's written about you. Two, don't pick up too many checks. See more »

Trivia:

On Saturday, January 3rd, 1920, he was formally sold by Harry Frazee to New York Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert for $125,000, plus a $350,000 loan secured by Fenway Park. At that time, it was the highest price paid for a player, and more money than Ruppert paid for his team. The woeful Yankees soon became a juggernaut, while the powerhouse Red Sox wouldn't win another World Series until 2004. Red ... See more »

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Sultan of Swat See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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