Babe Ruth

By: Noah Martin

Biography of the original Babe

George Herman Ruth was born February 6, 1895 in Baltimore, Maryland. George as a child was one of 8 children but his sister Mamie being the only two to survive. Georges parents were never around they were always working long hours. He skipped school frequently and was known as a delinquent. When he was only 7 years old he was sent to St. Mary's Industrial school where he learned the greatest game baseball. At the age of 19 Orioles manager Jack Dunn came to see jack, after no more than a hour he was offered a contract. When he hit the field players gave him a name "jacks newest babe." Later leading to babe, the great bambino, and also sulten of swat. Babe now played professional ball for the Orioles. He started as a pitcher but later quit to show his skills with batting. This is when teams started to become more interested in him. Babe did something not many people could do, he combined a high batting average unbelievable power. When he was traded to the yankees the select line up was known as murders row for their unbelievable hitting abilities. In 1921 babe hit 59 home runs, 171 RBI's, and 177 runs scored. Babe again in 1927 hit 60 home runs with the yankees in one season holding the record for 34 years. In comparison that was more than most teams in one season. When the yankees built a new stadium it was known as "The House that Babe Built." When the babes career ended he held the record of 714 homers that was held until 1974 when Hank Aaron took it over. Babes career ended on May 19, 1935 with the Boston Braves. Later in life babe found out he had cancer. On june 13, 1948 he made his last appearance at yankees stadium and then two months later on August 16, 1949 George herman Ruth died. His legacy has not yet and never will be forgotten still arguing he's whether or not the best player in baseball history.

GORGE HERMAN RUTHS IMPACT

George inspired little boys everywhere and anyone people wanted to be babe he was a country wide inspiration he taught people anyone can do anything don't give up because its hard.
Babe Ruth Biography: Boston Red Sox to NY Yankees

VIDEO QUESTIONS

1. How did George become what he became what did he do to become a hitter like he did

2. How did George feel about African Americans playing in the Major Leagues