Babe Ruth By Damion Jones

"You just can't beat a person who never gives up"

George Herman Ruth Jr. was born on February 6, 1895 to George Herman Ruth Sr. and Katherine Schamberger. His mother was a very sickly person and his father worked at a bar. At a young age Ruth stole from the bar and drank the bottom parts of the mugs as well as getting into tobacco. At age 7 Ruth was sent to St. Mary's Industrial School for disciplinary action. There he met his role model Brother Matthias a Canadian born priest.

Brother Matthias taught him to read and right, and to play baseball. After he was taught the basics he joined the minor league for the Baltimore Orioles. He was later sold to the Red Sox in 1914 becoming a major league player. 2 years later he had a reputation for pitching and batting. He even broke the major league homerun record in 1919.

Babe Ruth was one of the greatest baseball players in America. Babe Ruth has 714 homeruns.He has hit over 2800 balls. His pitching win loss record is 94 to 46. He is 1st in all time slugging and all time OPS. He is second on base% third on homeruns 4th on all time runs 6th on total bases. He even has some other records. He has memorials all over his hometown.

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Damion Jones


Created with images by skeeze - "vintage babe ruth man" • Jim, the Photographer - "Babe Ruth Autographed Baseball" • ewen and donabel - "Letter from Babe Ruth" • Jim, the Photographer - "Babe Ruth's Birthplace Memorabilia" • Jim, the Photographer - "Photograph of Babe Ruth"

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