Baseball Player Babe Ruth holds several baseball bats during a game

What Made Babe Ruth so Famous?

Aside from Michael Jordan, there might not be a name more synonymous with the sport an athlete played than Babe Ruth. Even though his career began over a century ago when sports were not the readily available event that they are today, Ruth rose to superstardom during the 1910s and continues to be a widely-known …

Black and white photograph of baseball player Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth Never Knew a Surprising Personal Detail About Himself

Even though he died more than 70 years ago, George Herman “Babe” Ruth is still considered one of the greatest players in Major League Baseball history. Baseball fans know a lot about his baseball career. They know about him holding the career home run record for decades, and they know about him being a two-way …

A vintage photo of baseball player Babe Ruth sits on a table next to a wooden practice bat he used to use.

Babe Ruth’s Bat Is Still the Heaviest in Baseball History

As the first Home Run King, Babe Ruth has the most famous bat in the history of professional baseball. In an era that wasn’t bogged down by internet or television coverage, Ruth became a national superstar with his larger than life presence in pretty much every category. As such, it should come as no surprise …

Derek Jeter throwing a baseball in a Yankees game

Who Is the Best New York Yankees Player Ever?

The Yankees are the most successful team in Major League Baseball history. And with a historic roster full of Hall of Famers like Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, and Derek Jeter — who will be inducted in next year’s class — it’s hard to pick the best player in the team’s storied history. So let’s …