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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 Perfect Control (Short)
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Other Works:

"Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball" (1927), by Babe Ruth (ghostwritten by Ford Frick) See more »

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

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George Herman 'Babe' Ruth


6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime. See more »


His father owned a saloon in downtown Baltimore. The saloon and the buildings around it were later torn down, and the site now occupies center field of the Baltimore Orioles' stadium, Oriole Park at Camden Yards. A Sports Illustrated writer, musing from Yankee Stadium's nickname "The House That Ruth Built", jokingly referred to Camden Yards as "The House That Ruth Haunts". See more »


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