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Bad Day for Babe Ruth
It began in a New York City jail and ended with no hits in a crucial baseball game
THE BABE RUTH PAPERS
The letter below was sent by a man with the elegant name of Tillinghast L' Hommedieu Huston to the secretary of baseball's National Commission more than 45 ...
This Old House Babe Ruth may have built Yankee Stadium, but the foundations of its legacy are the battles waged there and the great athletes who called it home
It was a balmy morning in the Harlem River valley that separatesthe Bronx from the island of Manhattan, and in the distance youcould hear the clack and rumble ...
CRICKET'S BABE RUTH
Ian Botham of Britain is the player—and the controversy—of the century.
The Colossus In the late summer of 1927, Babe Ruth, who died 50 years ago this week, went on a historic home run-hitting spree to set the record that would seal his immortality
At four in the afternoon on Sept. 29, 1927, in Yankee Stadium,Paul Hopkins got the call he had been waiting for since he was aboy. Bucky ...
THE SULTAN OF SWAP FROM BABE RUTH'S SPITTOON TO GEORGE BRETT'S PINE TAR, BARRY HALPER HAS BEGGED, BOUGHT AND BARTERED FOR A FABULOUS TROVE OF BASEBALL TREASURES
The Sultan of Swap is on the speakerphone. He's haggling with aguy who wants to sell him Christy Mathewson's New York Giantuniform from 1900, the great ...
One of a Kind
What has made Michael Jordan the First Celebrity of the World is not merely his athletic talent, but also a unique confluence of artistry, dignity and history
Lost In History
From 1929 to 1931, the Philadelphia A's were the best team in baseball, with four future Hall of Famers and a lineup that dominated Babe Ruth's legendary Yankees. So why hasn't anyone heard of them?
The Day the Bambino Bombed
Shortly before Babe Ruth retired, Silas Johnson struck him out three times in one game