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Babe Ruth
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Ruth in 1920
Ootfielder / Pitcher
Born: 6 Februar 1895(1895-02-06)
Baltimore, Maryland
Died: 16 August 1948(1948-08-16) (aged 53)
Manhattan, New York
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
11 Julie, 1914, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
30 Mey, 1935, for the Boston Braves
MLB stateestics
Battin average .342
Hits 2,873
Home runs 714
Runs battit in 2,213
Win–loss record 94–46
Earned run average 2.28
Career heichlichts an awairds
Member o the National
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Induction 1936
Vote 95.13%

George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (6 Februar 1895 – 16 August 1948) wis an American perfaisional basebaw player that's career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 saisons, frae 1914 throu 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" an "The Sultan of Swat", he begoud his MLB career as a stellar left-haundit pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a sluggin ootfielder for the New York Yankees. Ruth established mony MLB battin (and some pitchin) records, includin career home runs (714), runs battit in (RBIs) (2,213), bases on baws (2,062), sluggin percentage (.690), and on-base plus sluggin (OPS) (1.164); the latter still staunds as o 2019.[1] Ruth is regairdit as ane o the greatest sport heroes in American cultur an is conseedert bi mony tae be the greatest basebaw player o aw time.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Corcoran, Cliff (July 11, 2013). "99 cool facts about Babe Ruth". Sports Illustrated. Archived frae the oreeginal on February 8, 2014. Retrieved January 20, 2014.