Posts Tagged ‘Babe Ruth’

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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New Poll Shows Babe Ruth Is Still A Fan Favorite

New Poll Shows Babe Ruth Is Still A Fan Favorite Recently, The Harris Poll, a long-running, well-respected surveyor of public opinion, conducted a poll regarding the “Greatest Sports Star of All-time”. The survey looked at overall athlete, as well as by each sport. This same survey was […]

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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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Question From a Fan: Babe’s Pitching Nemesis

Question From a Fan:  Babe’s Pitching Nemesis We recently received a less-known Babe Ruth trivia question from one of BRC’s fans: “I’m a reference librarian and have been unable to find an answer to a patron’s question. I’ve ransacked our books of baseball statistics and scanned several […]

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Some of Babe Ruth’s Batting Marks Getting Passed This Year

2015’s Baseball Season is off to a great and interesting start.  25% of the way into the season and in the American League and you have Tampa Bay, Kansas City and Houston leading their divisions – who would have thought? You also have some of Baseball’s most […]

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Spring Training and Babe Ruth Making More Baseball History

  Spring Training and Babe Ruth Making More Baseball History Spring Training in Florida is now a century old and started with the St. Louis Browns (now the Baltimore Orioles) on February 27th, 1914. Some of the most special memories in spring training history involve non other […]

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Famous Sandlot Babe Ruth Scene Reenacted by the Yankees

Famous Sandlot Babe Ruth Scene Reenacted by the Yankees The below is a reenactment of a classic clip from a classic baseball movie, “The Sandlot”.  It’s the scene where the kids discover that their friend Smalls lost a ball signed by Babe Ruth to the “monster dog” […]

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Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig Comedy Album

Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig Comedy Album Babe Ruth Central recently discovered this cool recording online of the Babe and Lou having a conversation and “taking shots” at each other to entertain and humor their fans. It was recorded after the 1927 season. There aren’t a lot […]

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