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Babe Ruth

Date Submitted: 02/03/2004 04:35:39
Category: / Recreation & Sports
Length: 4 pages (979 words)
George Herman Ruth Jr. was born on February 6, 1895, at his grandparents house in Baltimore, Maryland. His parents were George and Katherine Schamberger Ruth. His parents had seven children after George, but only one of them survived, his sister Mary Margret, also known as Mamie. George was paid very little attention, or given any real love from his parents when he was growing up. “By the tender age of seven, he was playing hooky from school, …
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…fulfill his desire to manage a major baseball team as Babe died from throat cancer at the age of fifty-three. At 8:01 p.m. August 16, 1948, George lost his fight with cancer. Two days after his death, they laid his body in front of Yankee Stadium where hundreds came to say goodbye to the greatest man who ever played the game. April 27 was declared babe Ruth day in every baseball park in the United States and Japan.
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