Babe Ruth

By: Alex Dannhauser

Biography of Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth was born with the name George Herman Ruth Jr. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on February 6, 1895. He was one of 8 other kids. Ruth and his sister were the only ones who lived. He wasn’t doing so well and getting into trouble so his parents sent him to St. Mary’s Industrial School. When he started playing baseball professionally, he got the nickname “Babe.” If you didn’t know Babe was a baseball player. He played for Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees. Babe remains one of the greatest baseball players that have ever lived. He was inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936. He held more than 56 major league records. He also made 714 home runs in his career. He also has taken his team to the World Series, and they won the World Series games.

BABE RUTH'S (1932 WS) CALLED HOME RUN SHOT' RARE VIDEO & COMMENTARY

Video Questions

  1. Did Ruth call the home run?

  2. How many strikes did he have?

Impact Babe Ruth Had

Babe Ruth Had an impact on baseball. He showed that everything is possible if you stick to it. He showed that you can go from nothing to something in just a few years.