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06/02/1895 American professional baseball player Babe Ruth is born

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Babe Ruth Biography: Boston Red Sox to NY Yankees

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The Babe Bows Out: Behind Nat Fein's Photo Of Babe Ruth | 100 Photos | TIME

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Why Babe Ruth Was the Ultimate Symbol of the Roaring '20s

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Babe Ruth, nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", began his MLB career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder for the NY Yankees. He established many MLB batting records, including career home runs, runs batted in, bases on balls, slugging percentage, and on-base plus slugging.