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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:

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 | 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:

Why not? I had a better year than he did. - when asked why he should be paid more than the President of the United States after signing an $80,000 contract in 1930 See more »

Trivia:

After the Yankees' 1928 World Series victory, their train stopped in Indiana, where Ruth was asked to address the crowd. Ruth, who wanted to give a plug for his friend and Democratic presidential candidate Alfred E. Smith, told the crowd, "Let's give three cheers for my pal and the next president of the U.S.A., Al Smith!" The crowd was completely silent, and some accounts say that the wind could ... See more »

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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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