This Dodgers Babe Ruth giveaway is nonsense

Wednesday September 3rd, 2014

Babe Ruth played for three major league teams in his career, none of which were the Dodgers. But that won't stop them from giving out Babe Ruth bobbleheads on September 9.

The image of Ruth in a Dodgers uniform isn't entirely fictional, though. "Ruth’s last official appearance as a uniformed member of a major league team was as a first base coach for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1938, a job he took mid-season, starting on June 19,"'s Cliff Corcoran wrote last year. "He was mainly a gate attraction and would take batting practice and play in exhibition games."

Still, considering the team has been around since 1883, you figure they'd be able to find someone to put on a bobblehead who, you know, contributed to the franchise.

- Dan Gartland

[h/t FTW]

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