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Stroke survivor on a mission to preserve Bambino's legacy

A couple of dozen well-wishers gathered in front of the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum on this balmy Baltimore Saturday morning to give local triathlete and recovering stroke victim Chris Conlon and his biking team a royal sendoff. They embarked on a more than 300-mile, five-day journey from Baltimore to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.
Via Orioles.com
9 hours ago

WATCH: Wade Boggs and Babe Ruth are very similar

Wade Boggs talks about the similarities between him and Babe Ruth after starting in Boston and coming to New York.
Via YES Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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Babe Ruth's 104-year-old glove could fetch $1 million at auction

According to a report by TMZ Sports, the family that owns a 104 year-old baseball mitt that belonged to Babe Ruth is placing it up for auction. For those interested in bidding on the glove, a live auction will take place at a New York City restaurant on April 30. Per the report, the auction will be live-streamed and the bidding will start at $125,000. It is reported by sources...
Via Sportsnaut
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

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
February 06, 2016  |  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
January 27, 2016  |  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

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...
Via NESN.com
September 01, 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
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