My theme is Babe Ruth's life story. Babes life should tell you that if you work hard you can do anything. I hope you enjoy my timeline.
colossus of clouts birth
February 6, 1895
first pro play
July 11, 1914
Babe Ruth makes MLB debut. On July 11, 1914, in his major league debut, George Herman “Babe” Ruth pitches seven strong innings to lead the Boston Red Sox over the Cleveland Indians.
babe is a married man
Oct. 17, 1914
his Ellicott City church held Babe Ruth's wedding — and his marriage certificate is on display. It was a cool, cloudy afternoon on Oct. 17, 1914, as George Herman Ruth and his bride-to-be stepped off the train in Ellicott City, climbed the steep hill to St. Paul's Catholic Church and tied the knot.
first home run
May 6, 1915
It was on May 6, 1915 that Babe Ruth hit his first of 714 major league home runs.
1916 - 1918
Ruth developed quickly as a pitcher and as a hitter. When the Red Sox made the World Series in 1916 and 1918, Ruth starred, setting a record with 29 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings in World Series play.
5, 1918, with World War I on the minds virtually every American, Ruth threw a complete game shutout in Game 1 of the World Series.
he but down the bat
Ruth retired in 1935, after a partial season with the Boston Braves, ending his 22-year big league career with 714 home runs, including his remarkable 60 in 1927.
In Baseball's first Hall of Fame class, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Honus Wagner, and Babe Ruth were inducted as five of the finest players of the era controlling the election ballots in 1936.
he is not forgotten
August 16, 1948
Cause of death Esophageal cancer
August 19, 1948
A requiem mass and funeral for the Babe was held at St. Patrick's Cathedral on August 19, 1948. 6,000 mourners bowed their heads as Cardinal Spellman made a special prayer at the end of the solemn 1 hour service. 75,000 people waited outside the Cathedral in the pouring rain