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Babe Ruth

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How many major league records did Babe hold around 1927?
Accomplishments
He had fifty six major league records.
When did he die?
Personal Information
Babe died on August 16, 1948.
The Nickname
Personal Background Information
When Ruth got signed the Orioles players would refer to him as "Jack's newest babe", this had started the nickname that was known in the sports history.
What was Babe Ruth's real name?
Personal Background Information
George Herman Ruth Jr.
How was his home life?
Personal Background Information
Babe's parents had struggled to keep him out of trouble and sent him to a catholic orphanage and reformatory, this had become Ruth's home for the next twelve years.
How did Babe start playing baseball?
Personal Background Information
Monks had shown Ruth baseball at the age of fifteen.
When did Babe Ruth retire from baseball?
Personal Information
He retired in 1935.
How did Babe Ruth die?
Personal Information
He had a tumor in his neck.
What age was Ruth when he was signed?
Background Information
George was signed at the age of nineteen.
What sports team was Babe first sold to?
Background Information
The Boston Red Socks.
Who had signed Babe first?
Background Information
Jack Dunn had signed Babe.
Who had become Ruth's guardian?
Background Information
Jack Dunn.
What was the year Babe was signed to the New York Yankees?
Background Information
In 1919.
What was his primary position?
Information
He was a right fielder but is known for his home runs.
When the Yankees moved to a new stadium during the year 1923 what was it´s nickname?
Information
"The House that Ruth Built"
How much was Ruth bought for to play for the Yankees? And when?
Information
On December of 1919 the Yankees bought the rights to Ruth for the then-impressive sum of $100,000.
After Ruth was signed to another team what happened to the Bostons?
Information
The team had lost their winning streak.
What did people call the time after Ruth left the Bostons?
Information
"The Curse of the Bambino"
How many home runs did Babe Ruth hit in a season?
What was the amount the other players were hitting at the same time?
Accomplishments
He beat the record for home runs in 1919 by hitting fifty four home runs in a season. (The other players wouldn't hit more than nineteen a season)
When was he named the greatest player in MLB history?
Accomplishments
During the year 1921 season he became the greatest player in MLB history.
What was his new record in 1921?
Accomplishments
In 1921 Babe had hit fifty nine home runs.
How was the Yankees teamed changed after Babe joined?
Accomplishments
The New York Yankees started to become the most dominate and recognizable team. Setting records they haven't gotten before.
Why was the stadium nicknamed The House that Ruth Built?
Accomplishments
This could be because he is the reason behind the Yankees being so popular and good, so he was the main income for the team at the time. Which would lead them to being able to afford a new stadium.
In 1927 what was his new home run record?
Accomplishments
His new record was sixty home runs a season.
How many years did his record of 1927 season stay the highest for?
Accomplishments
It was the highest for thirty four years.
How did Ruth help the Yankees become a greater team?
Accomplishments
Before he had joined the team the Yankees had never won any title and after he joined he helped them win four World Series titles and seven pennants.
What made his home runs so much better than the others?
Accomplishments
His hits were higher, farther, and had a better timing than the others had.
How many home runs is Babe Ruth famous for?
Accomplishments
Seven hundred fourteen.
What year was Babe put into the baseball hall of fame?
Accomplishments
In 1936, he was one of the first inductees.
How many games did Babe help win in the time period of six years?
Accomplishments
He was eighty nine games in six years.
How many years had Babe Ruth been playing for once he retired?
Accomplishments
He had been playing for twenty-two years.
Even though people had passed the amount of home runs Babe had made why is he still known way more?
Significance to the era
Ruth was the first man that had changed the way baseball was.
What is a reason that people now remember Babe Ruth?
Significance to the era
Ruth had changed the game of baseball to being a powerful and high scoring games.
How did he change the way of the game?
Significance to the era
Babe had started changing what major league baseball was by getting a higher batting average than anyone else at the time.
What do some say Ruth saved baseball from?
Significance to the era
Babe Ruth saved baseball from the Black Sox scandal.
What is another thing that some say Babe had helped people with?
Significance to the era
He gave hope to millions during the time of the Great Depression.
Why is he stilled so remembered today?
Significance to the era
Babe Ruth had impacted the game like no other player before his time. He had changed the way baseball was.
How was the game before Ruth joined?
Significance to the era
A baseball would be used for the whole game because no player could hit it out of the field, which was called "dead-ball era."
Source
http://www.baberuth.com/biography/
Source
http://baseballhall.org/hof/ruth-babe
Source
http://www.biography.com/people/babe-ruth-9468009#synopsis
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