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BABE RUTH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Yankees recreate The Sandlot’s Babe Ruth scene

Who says the New York Yankees don’t know how to have fun? A bunch of their players got together to recreate the classic scene from The Sandlot where it’s revealed that Smalls has taken his stepfather’s autographed Babe Ruth ball and lost it to “The Beast.” Your browser does not support iframes. It seems quite appropriate to have Yankees’ players discussing the greatness...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Reenact Classic Scene From “The Sandlot”

Your browser does not support iframes.A handful of New York Yankees spent some downtime during spring training to try their hand at acting. Their first (and probably last) scene: the one from The Sandlot where Smalls (played here by Brett Gardner) realizes who Babe Ruth actually is and — appropriately — faints. [MLB] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tribe Fans Need to Know Lefty Weisman: Reliving Yesteryear

Tris Speaker loved him. The Boston Red Sox center fielder had become one of the biggest stars in baseball in the years immediately preceding the Babe Ruth era, along with Detroit’s Ty Cobb. “Spoke” frequented the newsboy’s corner, a coveted (and fought-over) spot at Fenway Park — Boylston Street and Massachusetts Avenue — and was entertained by his soothing singing...
Via Waiting For Next Year
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cool Video Footage Shows Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth Struggling at the Plate

Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth—two of the greatest hitters in baseball history. Rarely do we see footage of either of these true legends struggling at the plate. Until now. Your browser does not support iframes. As CBS Sports baseball writer Mike Axisa points out, these are some hilariously ugly swings. Axisa—along with Grantland’s Jonah Keri made separate trips to MLB Productions...
Via Sportsnaut
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

And the Babe Ruth of the SEC

Yesterday, the author published a post intended for an audience of roughly zero readers and purporting to have been written with a view towards identifying the Jose Bautista of the Ivy League. In reality, what the post did was to combine my curiosity about current Ivy League hitters with principles recently introduced by Chris Mitchell […]
Via Fangraphs
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

July 11, 2014 Marks 100th Anniversary Of Babe Ruth’s Debut For Boston Red Sox

Babe Ruth made his first start for the Boston Red Sox 100 years ago Friday. The Red Sox purchased Ruth, along with Ernie Shore and Ben Egan from the Baltimore Orioles on July 10, 1914, and on July 11, Ruth made his major league debut, pitching the Sox to a win over the Cleveland Naps (the Baltimore Orioles were a minor-league team in the International League at the time). Ruth...
Via NESN.com
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Canseco going for home run record in 10-week tour

Picture this: Jose Canseco, four dogs and three tortoises (one named “Juiced”) all traveling in a 40-foot custom RV named the “CansecoMobile” for two months. That’s exactly what’s going to happen, as the former MLB slugger is going on a 16,500-mile tour where he will try to break the records for longest baseball and softball home runs. Here’s what Canseco tweeted...
Via NESN.com
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Louis CK buys Babe Ruth's old summer home in the Hamptons

It looks like all the hard work, effort and unparalleled comedic genius is finally paying off in the pocketbook for Louis CK. According to a report in the New York Post, arguably the greatest comic talent currently working in the business has purchased a home in the Hamptons for the tidy sum of $2.49 million. […] The post Louis CK just bought Babe Ruth’s Hamptons home for $2...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Famous baseball autographed by Babe Ruth up for auction

The legend of Babe Ruth grew in 1926, when the slugger and his New York Yankees teammates did a good deed for an injured child. Now, one lucky fan can own a famous piece of history from that emotional time. Johnny Sylvester was seriously injured at age 11 after falling off a horse and being accidentally kicked in the head by his mount. Ruth and the Yankees caught wind of the news...
Via NESN.com
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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