Posts Tagged ‘Baseball History’

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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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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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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Babe Ruth Helps a Family Stay Together

There are countless stories of Babe Ruth’s charitable gestures and activities. Over the years, we’ve heard many personal recollections of the Babe and his positive influence, whether it be his appearances at orphanages and hospitals, the long hours spent signing autographs, or the numerous donations he made […]

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From a Fan: A tie to Babe Ruth’s 700th Home Run

During the weekend of February 7th, BRC was up in Detroit for the annual Babe Ruth birthday party at Nemo’s. While in Detroit, we also had the opportunity to visit the home of Dennis Bielski, the nephew of a man who had a great connection to the […]

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New Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb and Walter Johnson Video Footage Found

It’s always exciting when a new baseball treasure is found, even if you’re not the owner or recipient of that treasure. It’s even better when it’s a treasure that can be shared or appreciated by others, like old video footage! In this case, the footage is an […]

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Farewell, “Mr. Cub”, Ernie Banks

Farewell, “Mr. Cub”, Ernie Banks Mr. Ernie Banks, Hall of Fame shortstop and first baseman for the Cubs has passed away at the age of 83.  Banks, known as “Mr. Cub”, was an excellent ambassador for the game of baseball, who was always full of optimism and […]

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