"Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball" (1927), by Babe Ruth (ghostwritten by Ford Frick)
3 Biographical Movies |
9 Print Biographies |
13 Portrayals |
6 Articles |
7 Magazine Cover Photos |
George Herman 'Babe' Ruth
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
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.
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 ...