Thursday, May 2, 2013

Fact of the Day: George The Baseball Player

Legendary baseball player Babe Ruth was born George Herman Ruth Jr. His birthplace was Baltimore, Maryland in 1895. 

23 comments:

MEcoy said...

too bad i never been a fan of baseball

DWei said...

How do you go from George to Babe?

Aunt Mary said...

Nice to know :)

Cloudia said...

He used to visit us in Hawaii :-)

Pilar Domínguez said...

I don´t know much about baseball, just what I heard on films. I can´t say anymore today. Kisses:)

Unknown said...

That one I knew.

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Heard this one on a movie

de engineur said...

It seems baseball has a long history in the US

Just Keepin It Real, Folks! said...

You can tour his little house in Baltimore. It's really cool.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Even people who are not sports fans know of him.

A Beer for the Shower said...

I knew this, if only from the Sandlot. "You mean George? Yeah, I remember George..."

Emmylou said...

Not a big baseball fan, but I got to say, Babe Ruth is one true legend.

Theresa Mahoney said...

Yep to the Sandlot! I remember that fact from that movie too :)

Dana said...

I wonder how he came to be called Babe...

Mia Di Domenico said...

This post is so interesting! :D Thanks for sharing!



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Bob Bushell said...

Baseball stars are wonderful and funny.

Unknown said...

En Spain el Béisbol no es el deporte rey, aquí fútbol!!

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Golden Eagle said...

I had no idea that was his name. Interesting fact!

Anonymous said...

The Great Bambino!!! (said in the voice of the kid from The Sandlot).

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Kay said...

I see he was slimmer in his younger days.

Teddi said...

do you like his candy bar?

Adam said...

nope