Posts Tagged ‘Babe Ruth History’

Babe Ruth Personal Collection To Be Offered At Historic Live Auction In Yankee Stadium

(Hunt Auctions Press Release-5/8/19) Items from the personal collection of New York Yankees icon and Hall of Fame member Babe Ruth to be offered directly from the Ruth family Hunt Auctions is honored to announce a highly significant offering of historic baseball artifacts and personal materials from […]

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Contribution from Baseball historians Bill Jenkinson and Tim Reid Plant Field, Tampa, Florida – April 4, 1919 As we progress through the next sixteen years, we will live through numerous 100th anniversaries for the amazing accomplishments of the one and only Babe Ruth. After a while, it […]

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From a Babe Ruth Fan: “The Babe’s Shortcut”

We always appreciate learning new, interesting stories about Babe Ruth that we can share with other fans. It continues to impress us how much Babe had an impact, both around the country, as well as the world! This story comes via Tom Villante, who shared the story […]

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Hot Springs: The Birthplace of Spring Training Baseball and the 500ft Home Run

Hot Springs: The Birthplace of Spring Training Baseball and the 500ft Home Run Recently, many of Babe’s descendants visited Hot Springs, Arkansas for a Baseball History event that had an emphasis on Ruth. Going into the weekend, I wasn’t fully aware of what Babe Ruth’s connection was […]

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From a BRC Fan: New Article on “Babe Ruth The Humanitarian”

From a BRC Fan:  New Article  on “Babe Ruth The Humanitarian” Recently, Will Michaels, who is an historian and writer as well as a fan of Babe Ruth Central, reached out to us to share the most recent article he wrote which was for the Northeast Journal. […]

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Revisiting Babe Ruth’s Trip to Sleepy Eye, MN

Revisiting Babe Ruth’s Trip to Sleepy Eye, MN We originally shared a story with BRC fans back in 2012, about an event taking place in Sleepy Eye, MN to commemorate the 90th anniversary of Babe Ruth’s visit to their town. Sleepy Eye was one of 19 stops […]

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Babe Ruth’s Last Public Statement

Recently, we discovered Babe Ruth’s last public statement, which was sent to Guideposts Magazine, which is a faith-based, inspirational magazine. The statement was made with support from friends Joe L. Brown (of the MGM Studios which produced “The Babe Ruth Story”), Paul Carey, and his lawyer, Melvyn […]

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Babe Ruth as Pro Wrestling Ref

Recently we at BRC learned something new about the Babe in an article we came across. Ruth was forever a showman. And what better venue for an entertainer than a wrestling ring? Did you know that Babe’s resume also included a brief stint as a professional wrestling […]

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A Trip to the Louisville Slugger Museum

  A Trip to the Louisville Slugger Museum   When you think of Major League Baseball and baseball history, you can’t help but think of Louisville Slugger – the main bat brand for major league players, including the Babe. Louisville Slugger got into the bat-making business back […]

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This Day in Babe Ruth History: February 26th, 1935

This Day in Babe Ruth History: February 26th, 1935 On February 26th, 1935, the Yankees traded Ruth to the Boston Braves. Given Ruth’s age and beat up legs and knees, Yankee owner Colonel Ruppert started to look at Babe as a bit of a liability for his […]

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