"Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball" (1927), by Babe Ruth (ghostwritten by Ford Frick)
3 Biographical Movies |
9 Print Biographies |
13 Portrayals |
25 Articles |
7 Magazine Cover Photos |
George Herman 'Babe' Ruth
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Did You Know?
I won't be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat.
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 ...