Archive for January 2013

Upcoming Events: 26th annual Babe Ruth Birthday party

If you’re going to be in the Detroit area the weekend of February 2nd, be sure to stop by Nemo’s Bar (1384 Michigan Ave, Detroit) for the 26th annual Babe Ruth Birthday Party. Hosted by one of Ruth’s biggest fans, Tom Derry, the event is a great […]

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A Sad Day For Baseball: Another Great Passes

Earlier today, Babe Ruth Central wrote about the passing of Hall of Famer and Baltimore Oriole manager, Earl Weaver. Tonight, BRC is sad to announce the loss of another Hall of Famer, Cardinal great, Stan “The Man” Musial. Musial spent his entire 22-year career ((1941-1963) with St […]

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Hall of Famer Earl Weaver Passes

Baseball lost one of its best and most colorful managers today. Earl Weaver, a St. Louis native who managed the Baltimore Orioles for his entire professional career (1968-1982; 1985-1986), has passed away at the age of 82. He managed a total 2,540 games and won 1480 of […]

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Babe Ruth Quotes

“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.” – Babe Ruth

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An Interesting Year for the Baseball Hall of the Fame

It looks like there will be no living inductees to recognize at the Hall of Fame Inductions in 2013. This year, no player received at least a 75% vote by the Baseball Writers Association of America in order to achieve that final, ultimate feather in the baseball […]

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A Pivotal Day in Babe Ruth, Yankee and Baseball History

On January 3rd, 1920, Red Sox owner Harry Frazee sold Babe Ruth to Colonel Ruppert and the NY Yankees for $125,000 cash and a $350,000 loan. This deal, which much later came to be known as the “Curse of the Bambino”, changed the fate of the Yankees. […]

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