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Babe Ruth

Baseball legend

Sara Bugaighis

on 15 May 2010

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Transcript of Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth: A Legend George Herman Ruth:
Early Life

Born on February 6th 1895, in Baltimore, Maryland, George Herman Ruth was troubled with many problems. Only George and his sister Maime have survived past infancy. Kate Ruth died of Tuberculosis while George was still a teenager. At age 19, George's talent was discovered by Jack Dunn, manager and owner of the Boston Orioles. Because of Ruth's talent, Jack signed him to a contract. Known as "Jack's newest babe", George was named Babe since. George Herman Ruth has had many nicknames since he has become a major league baseball player. The most common and famous name was "Babe Ruth". He was also named, "The sultan of Swat" or "The Bambino". Never let the fear of striking out, keep you from coming up to bat -Babe Ruth It's hard to beat a person who never gives up -Babe Ruth Babe was purchased from the Boston Red Sox by the New York Yankees. In 1920, The New York Yankees played the Boston Red Sox, and Babe defeated his old team with an astounding 54 home runs. Babe Ruth kept the remarkable record of " " until Hank Aaron, a baseball player for the Atlanta Braves with an outstanding " ". Babe's career batting average was .342. Babe Ruth In total of his career, Babe Ruth has had 714 home runs Babe died from Cancer on August 16th, 1948. The called shot is the home run hit by babe Ruth at the 5th inning at Game 3 at the 1932 World Series. Ruth Called a shot to be hit at center field, and at the next bat, it flew towards center field. Press this link to watch video:

http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=42657EF9-BE4F-48BD-B1AE-9F8621C9FEF8&blnFromSearch=1&productcode=US The Yankee Stadium was know as: "The House that Ruth Built." Sources:

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