Babe Ruth made his Major League debut in 1914 playing for the Boston Red Sox. He was a pitcher.
After the Red Sox sold Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees a "curse" began. The curse was called the curse of the Bambino. This "curse" prevented the Red Sox from winning a World Series for 86 straght years until they won a World Series in 2004.
Babe Ruth is elected to the HOF(1936)
George "Babe" RuthOne of the First 5 members of the HOF
I hope some day that some of the young fellas that's coming into the game will know how it feels to be picked on the Hall of Fame.
Babe Ruth got married to Claire Merritt. The wedding was in Ellicott City, Maryland
Babe Ruth Passes Away(1948)
In the 5th inning of game 3 of the 1932 World Series Cubs pitcher Charlie Root was pitching to Babe Ruth. Babe Ruth pointed to the center field fence, calling his shot. The next pitch, he hit a home run to where he pointed.
Babe Ruth was one of the first 5 players elected to the Hall of Fame. The other 4 were Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, and Honus Wagner.
Babe Ruth died of cancer in 1948 shortly after his number was retired. He passed away in New York.