Babe Ruth was sent to St. Mary's industrial school for boys because he was a bad kid, which set him up to become the amazing baseball player he became.
"I'll sell him to you for 20 grand".
This is where Ruth trained and developed his baseball skills.
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Jack Dunn hired Ruth, starting his baseball career with the Orioles. He got his nickname here.
Dunn sold Ruth to the Red Sox, where he started to become a noticeably good player, starting to break records. This led to him being sold to the New York Yankees.
On the Yankees is where he became most famous, breaking records, and having very high personal statistics. These qualities caused him to become famous. Through this fame America became strong again, The Great Depression had broken them, Ruth changed America for the better, becoming a hero to these people.
Babe Ruth was put into the hall of fame in 1936, the first year it opened.