- NAME: Babe Ruth
- OCCUPATION: Baseball Player
- BIRTH DATE: February 06, 1895
- DEATH DATE: August 16, 1948
- Did You Know?: Babe Ruth was one of the first five players inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936.
- EDUCATION: St. Mary's Industrial School for Boys
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Baltimore, Maryland
- PLACE OF DEATH: New York, New York
- AKA: Babe Ruth
- Nickname: "Bambino"
- Full Name: George Herman Ruth Jr.
- Nickname: "Jack Dunn's Baby"
- Nickname: "Dunn's New Babe"
- Nickname: "Babe"
- Nickname: "The Colosus of Clout"
- Nickname: "Caliph of Clout"
- Nickname: "The Behemoth of Bust"
- Nickname: "The Great Bambino"
- AKA: George Herman Ruth
- AKA: George Ruth
- Nickname: "The Sultan of Swat"
- Nickname: "The King of Crash"
- Nickname: "Jidge"
- Nickname: "Bam"
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Legendary baseball player Babe Ruth led the Red Sox to three championships, including the 1916 title. During that game, he pitched a 13 scoreless innings—a record that remains unbroken today.
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One of baseball's greatest players, Babe Ruth became an American icon. This documentary chronicles his life from the water fronts of Baltimore, to early success in Boston, to living legend in New York.
Babe Ruth admitted to being a "big boob" after he suffered the big belly ache, which turned out to be an intestinal abscess.
Babe Ruth hits the first home run on opening day at Yankee Stadium creating the expression "The House that Ruth Built."
At Spring Training Camp in 1931, Babe Ruth prediected he and new manager Joe McCarthy will get along just fine.
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