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This Day in Babe Ruth History – April 18th

Hello BRC Fans! Today marks a very significant day and milestone in Babe Ruth history. 90 years ago today, on April 18th, 1923, the original Yankee Stadium opened to its fans for the first time. Fittingly, the first game played in Yankee Stadium was against the Boston […]

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Today’s Quote About Babe Ruth

Sportswritee Tommy Holmes once said about the Babe: “Some 20 years ago, I stopped talking about the Babe for the simple reason that I realized that those who had never seen him didn’t believe me.”

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From a Young Fan: Babe Ruth Report and His New Babe Ruth Inspirations Shirt

Recently, proud mom Angela reached out to us to share her son Andrew’s report for school, titled “George (Babe) Ruth-The Best Baseball Player of All Time”, as well as his new Babe Ruth Inspirations Tshirt from BRC that got him extra credit! From Angela, “It was great! […]

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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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