Thursday, June 13, 2013

Fact of the Day: Home Run King

Babe Ruth's legendary skills as a baseball player were also given more respect for his long-standing record of 714 home-runs in a career. It would eventually be broken by Atlanta Braves player Hank Aaron in 1974. 

9 comments:

Unknown said...

He had it for quite a long time

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Wasn't there a shorter season back then too?

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Babe Ruth is familiar to just about everyone.

Emmylou said...

Did not know Hank Aaron broke his record!

MEcoy said...

wow he sure is a legend

Dana said...

Talk about a legend! Even someone like me who can't stand baseball knows and remembers Babe Ruth!

Kati said...

Thanks for your lovely words, it is much appreciated!

Have a great day,
-Kati

A Beer for the Shower said...

And it was truly an achievement, long before we had boneheads like Mark Mcgwire slamming homer after homer while roided out the ass.

Theresa Mahoney said...

A true legend, unlike some of the players of today!