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Children’s Author Matt Tavares on his new book: “Becoming Babe Ruth”

Babe Ruth Central recently connected with children’s author, Matt Tavares, whose latest book is about the Babe. Matt is also the author of the children’s books: “Henry Aaron’s Dream”, “There Goes Ted Williams”, as well as award-winning, “Helen’s Big World” about Helen Keller. “Becoming Babe Ruth” focuses […]

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This Day in Babe Ruth History: March 6th

This day in Ruth History: On March 6th, 1922, Babe Ruth signed an agreement with Colonel Ruppert and the Yankees for $52,000 per year. This deal was struck after Babe’s amazing 1921 season – .378 batting average, 59 homeruns, 171 RBIs and 204 hits. With this contract, […]

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Quote about the Babe from Reggie Jackson

Here’s a quote we found from Reggie Jackson regarding the great Bambino: “There will never be another Babe Ruth. He was the greatest home run hitter who ever lived. They named a candy bar after him.”

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Ruth Family Collection: Ty Cobb Letter to Babe Ruth

The Ruth Family has shared a very cool piece of memorabilia with BRC to show to its fans. It’s a letter from Ty Cobb to the Babe dated November 19, 1947, a point in time in which Ruth was regularly in and out of the hospital for […]

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From a Fan: Babe Ruth Family Photo

From a Fan: Babe Ruth Family Photo Recently a fan of BabeRuthCentral.com, reached out to us with a question about a new Babe Ruth-autographed photo he purchased. He gave us permission to share the photo with BRC fans below. Babe Ruth Central shared the photo with Babe’s […]

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Banzai Babe Ruth Wins Seymour Medal

Babe Ruth Central would like to congratulate author and BRC friend and fan, Robert Fitts, who recently won the prestigious Seymour Medal for his book, “Banzai Babe Ruth”. Dr. Harold Seymour was a legendary baseball historian and the medal is awarded in his honor to the author […]

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Happy Birthday Babe!

Today is Babe Ruth’s birthday. Born on February 6th, 1895, he would have been 118. All Babe Ruth and baseball fans, be sure to toast the Babe today. Baseball wouldn’t have been the same without him!

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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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