Babe Ruth

  • Born

    George Herman Ruth Jr. "Babe Ruth" was born on Feb. 6, 1895 in Baltimore,Maryland.
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    Babe Ruth

  • In life

    at the age of 7 , because of Ruth odd behavior , his parents decided to take him to a Catholic orphange for discipline, which became his home for the next 12 years.
  • Baseball

    At the age 15, he was intrested in baseball, he was so amazing at it that he was a strong hitter and pitcher.
  • New guardian

    Later in his life, a man named Jack Dunn who was an owner of the minor league Baltimore Orioles, becames his legal guardian. Teammates jokingly called Ruth, "Dunn's new babes" which was how he got the nickname "Babe".
  • Start of Red Sox

    Ruth started the Boston Red Sox age the age 19.
  • Marriage

    at the age 19, Ruth got married to Helen Woodford.
  • 60 home runs

    Babe Ruth hit 60 home runs and also had 164 RBI.
  • career

    Babe Ruth ended his career with the Boston Bravers.
  • Baseball

    Ruth hit three home runs, then retired the next week.
  • Ruth returns

    Ruth returns to Yankee Stadium for the last time.
  • Death

    On August 16, 1948, Ruth died of throat cancer which he fought for 2 years.