Babe Ruth By: Nathaniel Stoelting

George Herman Ruth Jr also known as "Babe" Ruth, was an American professional baseball player. His MLB(major league baseball)career lasted 22 seasons and lasted from 1914 to 1935. The first team he played on were the Boston Red Sox where he spent 6 years, from 1914 to 1919. He was sold to the New York Yankees and spent 15 years, from 1920 to 1934. Then he spent 1 year on the Boston Braves and then retired in 1935. He was also one of the first five ever players in the baseball hall of fame. He also helped usher I the live-ball era and was part of the infamous lineup "Murderers Row" while playing for the Yankees.

Babe Ruth hit more than 40 home runs in 11 seasons a world record still held today. He also created 2 records for most home runs in a season and the second time he did he got 60, which is no longer a standing record. He also won 4 World Series in 1916, 1918, 1926, and 1928

Babe Ruth grew up in Baltimore and went to the St MarY's Industrial School for Boys. He was taken away from his parents because he was troubled and people said his environment was unsuitable for a child. He was taught to play baseball by brother Mathias, one of his teachers. He played catcher and was also a pitcher. He was known for breaking windows because he would hit long home runs which was unusual for that time period. When he was done he play in the minor leagues for the Orioles and then went to play for the Red Sox.

Quotes by Babe Ruth.

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

"Every strike brings me closer to the next home run."

"Heroes get remembered, but legends never die"

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babe_Ruth. http://amhistory.si.edu/sports/exhibit/superstars/ruth/

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