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05/07/1919 Red Sox Babe Ruth hits 2 HRs in a game for his first of 72 times

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Babe Ruth hero of Boston Red Sox 1919

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HBO Sports Babe Ruth

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Babe Ruth Documentary

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Boston Red Sox - Greatest Sports Franchises

George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr., an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935, scored his first two home runs on July 5, and one in each of two consecutive games a week later raising his season total to 11, tying his career best from 1918.
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