Babe Ruth Info Lit Storyboard
Updated: 3/24/2021
Babe Ruth Info Lit Storyboard

Storyboard Text

  • Major League Debut(1914)
  • RUTH
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  • Curse of the Bambino(1918-2004)
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  • Married Claire Merritt(1929)
  • Babe Ruth made his Major League debut in 1914 playing for the Boston Red Sox. He was a pitcher.
  • Called Shot(1932)
  • 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.
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  • 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.
  • Babe Ruth