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Flashback: Babe Ruth goes deep thrice in World Series game

When it comes to home run records, Babe Ruth's name is usually at or the near the top of the list. And that goes for the regular season and postseason. On Oct. 6, 1926, Ruth became the first player to homer three times in one World Series game. The Bambino went deep in the first, third and sixth innings in the New York Yankees' 10-5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. And this wasn...
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Today in baseball history: Babe Ruth’s called shot

82 years ago today, the New York Yankees traveled to Wrigley Field in Chicago to face the Cubs in game three of the 1932 World Series. The Yankees came into the game up 2-0 in the series, with both wins coming at Yankee Stadium. In the fifth inning, Babe Ruth stepped up to the plate with one out. After taking strike one, Ruth stepped out of the box, before taking two balls and a...
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10 cool facts about David Ortiz's 500 home runs

With a fifth inning home run off Tampa Ray pitcher Matt Moore,Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz became the 27th player with 500 regular season home runs. Here are ten things you might not have known about Big Papi’s 500 home runs. 2002 After every home run David Ortiz hits, the slugger looks to the heavens and points, honoring his mother, Angela Rosa Arias, who died in a...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Babe Ruth’s Former New York Apartment Can Be Bought For Just $1.6M (Photos)

If you want to live like Babe Ruth himself did, you can now do so — assuming you have roughly $1.6 million, of course. The apartment of the New York Yankees legend is on sale in Manhattan’s Upper West Side neighborhood, and the asking price is just under $1.6 million. If you’re interested, you better move fast, though. The New York Post reported there was an open house over...
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez apologizes to new 'teammate' Babe Ruth

  This embed is invalid   " /> Pedro Martinez extended an olive branch upon arriving in Cooperstown. Martinez, as you might recall, declared back in 2001 that he didn’t believe in “damn curses” – more specifically, the Curse of the Bambino – and that he’d drill Babe Ruth (who, of course, died in 1948) on the backside if he ever had an opportunity to...
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Death of Babe Ruth

Like the man whose life it honored, Babe Ruth’s funeral was gigantic. “The Babe is no longer breathing, but the fans will always talk about him,” wrote Hy Hurwitz in The Boston Globe. “Talk about him because of his run-in, suspension and fine by the late Miller Huggins, only half of Ruth’s size, but a man who made it possible for Ruth to realize manhood. Talk about him...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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.” It seems quite appropriate to have Yankees’ players discussing the greatness of Babe Ruth. However, there’s quite...
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March 25, 2015  |  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...
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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...
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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