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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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Known For

The Pride of the Yankees
(1942)
Conditioning
Conditioning Actor
(1929)
Over the Fence
Over the Fence Himself
(1920)
Speedy
Speedy Babe Ruth
(1928)

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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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 1927 Babe Comes Home
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "The Babe Ruth Story". As Told To Bob Considine. E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 9 Print Biographies | 13 Portrayals | 25 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

George Herman 'Babe' Ruth

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There are 52 weeks in a year. I always wanted to make a grand a week.
  • after signing a 5-year contract for $52,000 per season


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Trivia:

Brother of Mamie Ruth Moberly. He and Mamie were the only two of their parents' 8 children to survive infancy. See more »

Nickname:

Sultan of Swat See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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