George Herman Ruth (Babe, The Bambino, The Sultan Of Swat or Jidge)
Positions: Outfielder and Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 215 lb.
Born: February 6, 1895 in Baltimore, MD
High School: St. Mary's HS (Baltimore, MD) (All Transactions)
Debut: July 11, 1914 (Age 19.155, 4,194th in MLB history) vs. CLE 7.0 IP, 8 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 2 ER, W
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1915 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Yankees/RedSox/Braves 1914-1935
Last Game: May 30, 1935 (Age 40.113) vs. PHI 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1936 (215/226 ballots). Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1939.
View Babe Ruth Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: August 16, 1948 in New York, NY
Buried: Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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