Outfielder and Pitcher
6-2, 215lb (188cm, 97kg)
February 6, 1895
August 16, 1948
in New York,
Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY
High School: St. Mary's HS (Baltimore, MD)
Debut: July 11, 1914
4,197th in MLB history)
vs. CLE 7.0 IP, 8 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 2 ER, W
Last Game: May 30, 1935
vs. PHI 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted as Player in 1936.
(Voted by BBWAA on 215/226 ballots)
Hall of Fame: Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1939.
View at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Babe Ruth's Page
Exceeded rookie limits during 1915 season
Full Name: George Herman Ruth
Babe, The Bambino, The Sultan Of Swat, Jidge, The Colossus of Clout or The King of Crash
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