Archive for the ‘The Player’ Category

Ruth and the MVP Award

Ruth and the MVP Award A recent visitor to BabeRuthCentral sent us the following question: “I was discussing Barry Bonds with some friends and they mentioned that he has won 7 MVP’s. This caused me to look up the MVP winners list and I noticed that Babe […]

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Wall Street Journal: Ruth The Greatest Yankee

In 2010, the Wall Street Journal did analysis based on a comprehensive set of criteria to determine which 10 Yankee position players were the greatest of all-time. The categories included postseason batting, fielding range, on-base plus slugging percentage and wins above replacement player. Also included was the […]

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Was Babe the Best Ballplayer Ever?

My mother who has just recently come to appreciate baseball told me a male co-worker said Willie Mays is the greatest ballplayer of all time. She countered with “my daughter always says Babe Ruth is”. She called me that night and asked me why Babe Ruth? “Simple,” […]

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Babe Playing in Today’s Game

What would Babe think if he lived amongst us today in the world of fast cars, Tivo, the internet, and cell phones? As a boy who grew up with nothing, we know he would love it all. The more the merrier. The bigger, the better. We’ll keep […]

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