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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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Personal Details

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 | 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:

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. 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 »

Nickname:

The Bambino See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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