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10/07/1914 Boston Red Sox purchase Babe Ruth from Baltimore Orioles

The Red Sox purchased catcher Ben Egan, right-hand pitcher Ernie Shore and 19-year-old Babe Ruth for $8,000, from the Baltimore Orioles, which was then a minor league franchise. Ruth was a great attendance with excellent ability. Ruth made his Red Sox debut and pitched the team to a win over the Cleveland Naps.