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Interview With Author Bill Jenkinson About His Latest Babe Ruth Book

Hello Babe Ruth fans! Bill Jenkinson is one of the most well-known Babe Ruth authors and historians out there and likely the most knowledgeable expert when it comes to the history of Major League Baseball’s sluggers and their home runs. He’s had a busy year that has […]

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This Day in Babe Ruth History: September 30th

On September 30, 1927, Babe Ruth hit his 60th home run of the 1927 season, breaking his own record of 59 set in 1921.  Babe’s 60 home runs established a record that would stand for 34 years until Yankee Roger Maris hit 61 in 1961.  Many consider […]

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Jeter’s Fitting Farewell

As the last days count down for Derek Jeter’s final season, it seems that he is still adding more reasons for all baseball fans (especially Yankees) to appreciate and respect him. In his final home game last night, Jeter had the chance to save the day against […]

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Ruth’s First and Last Yankees Contracts Up For Sale

Babe Ruth’s first and last contracts with the New York Yankees are heading to auction. Goldin Auctions has included the items as a part of their October Legends Auction which starts on October 6th. Babe’s first contract with the Yankees actually occurred in 1922 with an annual […]

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100th Anniversary of Babe’s First Professional Home Run

100th Anniversary of Babe’s First Professional Home Run It’s been pretty busy as of late and we almost let a key 100th anniversary Babe Ruth milestone pass by without acknowledgement! On September 5, 1914, at Toronto’s Hanlan’s Point Stadium, rookie Babe Ruth with the Providence Grays minor-league […]

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Babe Ruth Bobblehead Day at Dodgers Stadium

Apparently the LA Dodgers got into the mix in commemorating Babe’s 100 years in Major League Baseball.  On September 9th, the Dodgers hosted Babe Ruth Bobblehead Day. What does the Babe have to do with the Dodgers you may ask?   He actually was first base coach for […]

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Babe Ruth Memorabilia In The News

A few new Babe Ruth-related memorabilia items that have made the news that BabeRuthCentral was interested in sharing with our fans: 1. John Lackey is clearly very attached to the number 41. After joining the St Louis Cardinals last month, Lackey gave teammate Pat Neshek an authenticated […]

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From A Fan: Poem Tribute To The Babe

Recently, a fan shared some of their writing with us. Anita Williams is a poet working on her next collection of poems, some of which incorporate sports legends such as Babe Ruth. Anita was good enough to share her poem with BRC and other Babe Ruth fans: […]

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2014 Hall of Fame Induction and Remembering 75 Years

2 weekends ago, the newest members of the most elite baseball club were welcomed by fellow members and fans alike.  Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas and managers Joe Torre, Tony Larussa and Bobby Cox were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.  Over 50 past inductees […]

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Ruth Family Helps Italy Celebrate Babe’s 100th Anniversary

On July 11th, the Babe’s grandson, Tom Stevens, was hosted by the city of Nettuno, Italy at their annual Allstar baseball game. Tom was presented with a plaque commemorating the Babe’s major league debut with the Red Sox, 100 years ago to the day. The Babe pitched […]

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