BABE RUTH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bryce Harper Meets Ted Williams, Babe Ruth In Latest Commercial (Video)

Say what you want about Bryce Harper, but the kid knows how to make a commercial. Shortly after appearing in a rather unique ad in which he crushes a home run ball covered in Gatorade, the Washington Nationals outfielder starred in a cool spot for Major League Baseball that places him in the rarefied presence of baseball’s legends. The clever commercial takes Harper in a time...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The real reason the 1935 Boston Braves were so bad

1935 in Boston Braves history will be remembered as the year that Babe Ruth returned to Boston and played his final season of his career. Babe was signed with the hopes that he would live his dream to become a MLB manager. That never transpired and the team finished with a 38-115 record, good for […]
Via MyTeamRivals.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Mascot Gets in Bar Fight, Punches Fan in the Face

Oh, Cubs. From Babe Ruth’s called shot, to the Billy Goat Curse, to Steve Bartman, the Lovable Losers have provided their fair share of memorable moments over the past 106 years in which they have failed to win a World Series. So can you imagine a story like this happening to any other team besides the Cubs? Well, it wasn’t the official team mascot who was involved in the altercation...
Via Standing O Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

46 things that never happened in MLB until 2013

Major League Baseball has been around in some form or fashion for nearly 150 years. From the days of Babe Ruth and Ted Williams to the time when...
Via Athlon Sports
25 days ago  |  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

Contract that sent Babe Ruth from Red Sox to Yankees in 1919

On Dec. 26, 1919, the Boston Red Sox executed a move that would change baseball history forever when they shipped Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in exchange for cash.Seen above is the contract from that deal which made it all official.As fate would have it, after winning the World Series with Ruth in 1915, 1916, and 1918, the Red Sox wouldn't win one again until 2004. Conversely...
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

20 MLB players with highest Hall of Fame vote percentage

2013 is the first year since 1960 that no players will be inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. Here are the players who had no trouble getting into the Hall of Fame. Surprisingly the greatest American athlete in history, Babe Ruth, appeared on just 215 of 226 ballots and didn’t even crack the top 10. TIP: NAVIGATE GALLERY USING < LEFT AND RIGHT > ARROW KEYS
Via The Roosevelts
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss
IT AIN'T ME, BABE

Man facing prison over fake Ruth mitt

A California fan faces up to 21 months in prison after attempting to sell an antique baseball glove for $200,000 by claiming it once belonged to Babe Ruth.

Via The Other Paper
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss
KIND OF A BIG DEAL

Ruth jersey sells for over $4 million

The bidding for an authentic, game-worn Babe Ruth jersey from 1920 closed this morning with a record winning bid of $4,415,658.

Via Sweater Punch
May 20, 2012  |  Discuss
THE GREAT BARNBINO

Babe Ruth's Boston home up for sale

A Yankees fan's dream, the 5,000-square-foot, five-bedroom, 3 1/2-bathroom home located in Sudbury, Mass. also includes a 5,000-square-foot barn.

Via Bob's Blitz
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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