Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948

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George Herman "Babe" Ruth, baseball player, was born on February 6, 1895 in Baltimore, Maryland. His World War I draft card cites his birth date as February 7, 1894. He died on August 17, 1948.

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referencedIn Records of the Selective Service System (World War I). 1917 - 1939. Draft Registration Cards. 1917 - 1918. World War I Draft Registration Card for George Herman Ruth
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referencedIn All American Star-Team Japan tour photograph album : photograph album, 1934. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
creatorOf Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948. Letter, 1948, June 14. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Records of the U.S. Information Agency. 1900 - 2003. Production Library Audio Recordings. 1999 - 2005. BABE RUTH DAY
creatorOf Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948. The Babe Ruth story : typescript / by Babe Ruth as told to Bob Considine, [1948?]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Harris, Mervyn S. What were the circumstances and what were the results of the sale of Babe Ruth to the Yankees by the Red Sox in 1920? : typescript, 1960 / submitted by Mervyn S. Harris. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Hofstra University. Babe Ruth conference, 1995. Hofstra University Library, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library
referencedIn Whiting, Indiana: Generational Memory, 1991-1993 Indiana University, Bloomington. Center for the Study of History and Memory
referencedIn Papers, 1890-1996 Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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referencedIn Records of the White House Photograph Office. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George H. W. Bush Presidential Photographs. 1/20/1989 - 1/20/1993. George Bush, captain of the Yale baseball team, receives Babe Ruth's manuscript of his autobiography which he was donating to Yale
referencedIn Dodd, Jimmie A., 1917-1984. Dodd, Jimmie A., photograph collection, 1937-1966. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
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referencedIn Jenkins Jr., Burris, 1897 - 1966. Burris Jenkins Jr. Cartoon Collection : cartoons. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
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referencedIn American League. American League Tour of Japan : scrapbook, 1934. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
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referencedIn HOF Stamp Collection : stamps. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Dalleo, Peter T. Sultan of swat or slacker : typescript, 1995, April : Babe Ruth and the Bethlehem Steel League, 1918 / by Peter T. Dalleo and J. Vincent Watchorn, III. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
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creatorOf Ruth, Babe. 1895 - 1948. Papers Related to Babe Ruth : papers 1921-1968. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
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referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. Selected scenes of past and present sport personalities
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creatorOf Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. 1921 - 2008. Audio Recordings. 1945 - 1965. The greatest moments in sports
referencedIn Breslow, Lou. Papers, 1914-1967. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
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referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [MAY 3]
referencedIn Season of 1931 : scrapbook, 1930-1943 1931. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
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referencedIn Hank Aaron Scrapbook : scrapbook, 1973-1974. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
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referencedIn Waite Hoyt 1899 - 1984. Waite Hoyt Scrapbook : scrapbook, 1916 - 1959. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Newcomer, E. D., 1896-1973. Newcomer portraits, M-Z, 1926-1970 (bulk 1950-1969). Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
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referencedIn Hank Aaron 1934 - . Hank Aaron Scrapbooks : scrapbooks, 1958 - 1974. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn National Broadcasting Company, Inc., Collection. 1953 - 1962. Motion Picture Films. 1953 - 1962. THE JAZZ AGE
referencedIn Bush, Kenneth B. Kenneth B. Bush photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
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referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [MAY 8]
referencedIn Eisenstat, Harry, 1915-2003. Harry Eisenstat papers, 1933-2003. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Smelser, Marshall. Papers 1864-1968. University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Motion Picture Films from "Movietone News" Newsreels. 1942 - 1942. MOVIETONE NEWS [AUG. 25]
referencedIn Lidinsky Jr., Richard A. donor. Baltimore Orioles Scrapbooks : scrapbook, 1958 - 1962. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Baseball photographs, [ca.1890-1960] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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referencedIn Health Products Corporation. Majors' all-stars meet in 'game of the century' / newspaper, 1933, July 6. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Records of the U.S. Information Agency. 1900 - 2003. Production Library Audio Recordings. 1999 - 2005. BABE RUTH AND BILL SLATER
referencedIn Sweeney, Francis J. compiler. Francis J. Sweeney Scrapbooks : scrapbooks, 1924 - 1930. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Gardner, R. L. The Waysiders : typescript, [2000] : Henry Ford's best kept secret : Wayside Inn Boys School Sudbury, Massachusetts / by R.L. Gardner. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn [Player file : Ruth, George Herman, 1914- / compiled by the National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, N.Y.]. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Sill, Jesse G., 1881-1981. [Oregon newsclips] [motion picture] Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn HOF Correspondence Collection : letters. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Transfer agreement, 1919, December 26. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Records of District Courts of the United States. 1685 - 2009. Equity Cases. 1926 - 1937. Hillerich and Bradsby Co. vs Hanna Manufacturing Co.. 1933 - 1933. quot;The All-Stars All Swingquot; Advertisement for Louisville Slugger Bats
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referencedIn Herbert Brownell Jr. Additional Papers. 1897 - 1996. Photographs
referencedIn Dodd (Jimmie A. ) Photograph Collection, 83-176; 2011-152., 1937-1966. Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn E. R. Williams family photographs collection [graphic], circa 1910-1930. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn David Goldin Collection. 1932 - 1952. Audio Recordings of Radio Broadcasts of Speeches, Interviews, Combat Reports, Special Events, Public Affairs, and Entertainment for U.S. Troops. 1932 - 1952. QUAIL AND PHEASANT HUNT AT FORKED RIVER, N.J
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referencedIn David Goldin Collection. 1932 - 1952. Audio Recordings of Radio Broadcasts of Speeches, Interviews, Combat Reports, Special Events, Public Affairs, and Entertainment for U.S. Troops. 1932 - 1952. BABE RUTH
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [MAR 4]
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referencedIn Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers (Atlanta, Ga.). Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers photographic collection. Portraits, 1925-1974 (bulk 1939-1971). Georgia State University
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [APR. 23)
referencedIn Letter, 1996, Septemeber 27. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn American big league stars, program, 1934, December 9-10. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Funeral card, [1948]. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [AUG. 25]
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associatedWith Allen, Lee, 1915-1969. person
associatedWith American League corporateBody
associatedWith American League (Baseball) corporateBody
associatedWith American Newspaper Boys War Stamp Sales Campaign. corporateBody
associatedWith Anne Murray Morgan, 1925- person
associatedWith Babe Ruth Day Apr. 27, 1947. corporateBody
associatedWith Babe Ruth Foundation. corporateBody
memberOf Boston Braves (Baseball team) corporateBody
memberOf Boston Red Sox (Baseball team) corporateBody
associatedWith Breslow, Lou. person
associatedWith Brooklyn Daily Eagle. corporateBody
associatedWith Brooklyn Eagle. corporateBody
associatedWith Bush, Kenneth B. person
associatedWith Campbell, Daisy M. 1890 - unknown. person
associatedWith Considine, Bob, 1906-1975. person
associatedWith Creamer, Robert, 1922 - person
associatedWith Dalleo, Peter T. person
associatedWith Desko, George. person
associatedWith Dodd, Jimmie A. person
associatedWith Dodd, Jimmie A., 1917-1984. person
associatedWith Eisenstat, Harry, 1915-2003. person
associatedWith Gardner, R. L. person
associatedWith Gehrig, Eleanor. person
associatedWith Hank Aaron 1934 - . person
associatedWith Harridge, William. 1883 - 1971. person
associatedWith Harris, Mervyn S. person
associatedWith Hofstra University. corporateBody
associatedWith Hoyt, Waite, 1899-1984. person
associatedWith Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory corporateBody
associatedWith Jenkins Jr., Burris, 1897 - 1966. person
associatedWith Johnson, Ban. 1864 - 1931. person
associatedWith Landis, Kenesaw Mountain. 1866 - 1944. person
associatedWith Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers (Atlanta, Ga.) corporateBody
associatedWith Lane, John J. person
associatedWith Levin, Sylvan, 1903-1996. person
associatedWith Lidinsky Jr., Richard A. donor. person
associatedWith Lindenhurst Historical Society (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Mack, Gene 1890-1953. person
associatedWith Malone, Philip R. person
associatedWith Meusel, Bob. 1896 - 1977. person
associatedWith Newcomer, E. D., 1896-1973. person
associatedWith New York Evening Telegram. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Journal. corporateBody
memberOf New York Yankees (Baseball team) corporateBody
associatedWith Partin, Clyde. person
associatedWith Piercy, Bill. 1896 - 1951. person
associatedWith Pigg family. family
associatedWith Smelser, Marshall. person
associatedWith Sweeney, Francis J. compiler. person
associatedWith Turtledove, Harry. person
associatedWith Waite Hoyt 1899 - 1984. person
associatedWith Walsh, Christy, 1871-1955. person
associatedWith Weiss, George M., person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York NY US
Baltimore MD US
Subject
Baseball
Baseball--biographies
Baseball players
Baseball player--biography
Occupation
Baseball players
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Person

Birth 1895-02-06

Death 1948-08-16

Americans

English

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