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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)
Speedy
Speedy Babe Ruth
(1928)
Conditioning
Conditioning Actor
(1929)
Over the Fence
Over the Fence Himself
(1920)

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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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 1920 Headin' Home
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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 | 10 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 swing as hard as I can, and I try to swing right through the ball... The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball, and the farther the ball will go. I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can. See more »

Trivia:

Pictured on a 20¢ US commemorative postage stamp issued in his honor, on Wednesday, July 6th, 1983. See more »

Nickname:

The Behemoth of Bust See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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