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BABE RUTH RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Men Who Portrayed Babe Ruth

To say that Babe Ruth was a dominant force is like saying that Mount Vesuvius spewed a little lava. Firmly stands the Babe in popular culture, in part because of portrayals in films. “The pattern of the drama, with its Horatio Alger stamp—rags to riches and romance—is obviously contrived, and the personal characterizations are all of them second-grade stock,” wrote the New...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Babe Ruth's called home run shot in 1932 World Series

Baseball is a game full of nostalgia. For some, it's playing catch in the backyard, for others, it's the first time catching a 'souvenir' ball at a MLB game.In honor of this 'Throwback Thursday,' let's highlight one of the greatest home runs in MLB history from none other than the great Babe Ruth...Perhaps one of the greatest moments of Ruth's historic career came in Game 3 of the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Alex Rodriguez Surpass Babe Ruth on the All-Time Home Run List in 2016?

 Love him or hate him, Alex Rodriguez has always had the propensity to hit home runs and lots of them. The often maligned Rodriguez is closing in on an historic accomplishment, one that he could even conquer in 2016. The slugger needs 27 round trippers to tie Babe Ruth for 3rd on the All-Time Home Run list with 714. A-Rod rejuvenated his career and his social standing with the...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez: Prospect of hitting more home runs than Babe Ruth ‘overwhelming’

Alex Rodriguez is 27 home runs away from tying Babe Ruth’s all-time mark, and he admitted that he finds the prospect of it rather incredible. Kevin Kernan of the New York Post spoke with A-Rod, who called the possibility of tying the Babe “overwhelming.” “When you start playing baseball at 9 years old, you never think about tying anybody, let alone a guy like Babe Ruth...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod on potentially passing Babe Ruth on HR list: ‘Overwhelming’

Alex Rodriguez stands only 27 homers shy of tying Babe Ruth on the MLB’s all-time home run list, something the 40-year-old New York Yankees designated hitter can scarcely wrap his brain around. In an Q&A with the New York Post ahead of spring training, Rodriguez weighed in on several topics, but the notion that he would surpass the Sultan of Swat’s 714 career home runs if...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Babe Ruth Calls His Shot And Seven More Dubious Sports Stories (Photos)

Look, anything’s possible. But there’s a huge difference between “possible” and “probable.” Sports creates heroes, and heroes become legends, and legends, by definition, can stray into the realm of mythology. Sometimes, though, that mythology just strains credulity. What we’re saying is, many of the most famous stories in sports history are simply too incredible to...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB is developing a scripted Babe Ruth miniseries

MLB will developing a miniseries based on the life of Babe Ruth, according to The Hollywood Reporter. There have been plenty of Ruth features throughout the years, but none in recent years with MLB throwing their weight behind the project. Allen Coulter will be the director and executive producer. MLB regularly has advised on baseball-centric Hollywood films, including 42, Moneyball...
Via Awful Announcing
October 14, 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...
Via The Sports Post
May 21, 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...
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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