Babe Ruth

$650.00

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Description

George Herman ‘Babe’ Ruth

Oil on paper, 42 cm x 30 cm / 11.7 x 16.5 inches

Born: February 6, 1895
Baltimore, Maryland
Died: August 16, 1948 (aged 53)
New York, New York
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
July 11, 1914, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
May 30, 1935, for the Boston Braves
MLB statistics
Batting average .342
Hits 2,873
Home runs 714
Runs batted in 2,213
Win–loss record 94–46
Earned run average 2.28
Teams
  • Boston Red Sox (1914–1919)
  • New York Yankees (1920–1934)
  • Boston Braves (1935)
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× All-Star (1933, 1934)
  • 7× World Series champion (1915, 1916, 1918, 1923, 1927, 1928, 1932)
  • AL MVP (1923)
  • AL batting champion (1924)
  • 12× AL home run leader (1918–1921, 1923, 1924, 1926–1931)
  • 6× AL RBI leader (1919–1921, 1923, 1926, 1928)
  • AL ERA leader (1916)
  • New York Yankees No. 3 retired
  • Monument Park honoree
  • Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame
  • Major League Baseball All-Century Team
  • Major League Baseball All-Time Team
Member of the National
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Induction 1936
Vote 95.13% (first ballot)