Babe Ruth

The 12 Greatest Games Played at Wrigley Field

The 12 Greatest Games Played at Wrigley Field
October 14, 2016 No Comments »

If you ask me, there’s no better place to watch a baseball game than Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs played their first game at Wrigley Field in 1916. Here are the 12 greatest games played at the Friendly Confines. #12. ... Read More »

VIDEO: One of Babe Ruth’s last games, in 1935 with the Braves

VIDEO: One of Babe Ruth’s last games, in 1935 with the Braves
May 2, 2016 No Comments »

At spring training in Bradenton in 1935, Babe Ruth didn’t see any point in going north with the Braves. But ultimately, he did go and as a result he spent a few weeks playing baseball in Boston again, where his ... Read More »

Babe Ruth and baseball’s most famous bellyache

Babe Ruth and baseball’s most famous bellyache
November 29, 2012 1 Comment »

Even in the 1920s before the advent of cable news channels and social media, when you were the most famous athlete in America, your health was front page headlines. Over the winter months of 1924-1925, Babe Ruth – possibly the ... Read More »

The 20 Greatest Yankees of all-time according to WAR

The 20 Greatest Yankees of all-time according to WAR
October 9, 2012 3 Comments »

I don’t know nearly enough about the “guts” of WAR to know whether it’s great, good, bad, pitiful, or somewhere in between. This IS NOT an article to discuss the merits of Wins Above Replacement (WAR), it’s an article to ... Read More »

Why are so many baseball movies so bad?

Why are so many baseball movies so bad?
September 24, 2012 1 Comment »

Next April, just in time for opening day of the 2013 season, Warner Bros. will release 42, a movie about how Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in 1947 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. A look at the trailer prompted me ... Read More »

New York Yankees All-Time Team

New York Yankees All-Time Team
July 24, 2012 1 Comment »

How do you make Ruth and Gehrig more fearsome? Put DiMaggio, Mantle, Winfield, Berra and ARod around them in this amazing dream lineup. Read More »

Rivalry Renewed: Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth on the golf course

Rivalry Renewed: Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth on the golf course
May 1, 2010 No Comments »

Under a warm summer sun, fans strained to catch a glimpse of two of baseball’s greatest stars battling each other. Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth, once tough competitors on the baseball field, were at it again. But this competition did ... Read More »

When a girl struck out Ruth and Gehrig

When a girl struck out Ruth and Gehrig
April 2, 2010 No Comments »

When Babe Ruth went down on strikes in an exhibition game in Chattanooga in 1931, it was at the hand of a pitcher described as having “a swell change of pace,” as well as a “mean lipstick.” Read More »