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Babe Ruth 1927 New York Yankees Payroll Check

Our auction partner was recently approached to sell an historically significant piece of Babe Ruth memorabilia.   This payroll check (pictures below) was Babe Ruth’s first of the 1927 season. It compensated him $7,687.78 for his initial two-and-a-half weeks (“Salary Apr. 12th — 30th”), which included 15 games against the […]

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Julia Ruth Stevens visiting Babe Ruth Museum

Quick Update:  For anyone that plans to be in Baltimore and would be interested in meeting Babe’s daughter, Julia Ruth Stevens, she will actually be making an appearance at Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards (301 West Camden Street, Baltimore), not the Babe Ruth Museum.   Still scheduled […]

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Babe Ruth Look-Alike Contest

Do you look like Babe Ruth and live in the New York City area?  If so, you may want to venture down to Gallagher’s Steak House (228 West 52nd St) on September 24th.    Gallagher’s is celebrating it’s 85th year in business.   Avid Ruth fans would also a key anniversary […]

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The Next Big Babe Ruth Auction Item

A couple months ago, Babe Ruth Central blogged about the new record holder for a sports memorabilia auction item – a circa 1920 Babe Ruth Yankees road jersey that went for $4.4 million. The auction company was Sports Cards Plus and they’ve recently unveiled their next big […]

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Babe Ruth or Derek Jeter?

Babe Ruth Central was doing some of its regular Ruth research on the web and came across an article from last year from the NY Daily News, which discusses a survey conducted by Siena College. The survey asked, “Who is New York’s all-time greatest athlete?” Interestingly, of […]

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From a Fan: “Babe’s Car”

From a Fan: I met Julia Ruth Stevens in Jamestown NY at some point. I don’t know what year she was here, but it probably had to do with the 13 year old Babe Ruth League World Series. My uncle Les Ostrander owned the car that once […]

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Interact With BRC!

BRC was created with the goal of building an online community for fans of Babe Ruth and fans of baseball. We encourage you to join us and contribute your thoughts. We have several opportunities for you to participate. The Grandstand, BRC’s Interactive Blog, is your opportunity to […]

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