RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Babe Ruth

A collection of news and information related to Babe Ruth published by this site and its partners.

Top Babe Ruth Articles

Displaying items 37-48
  • This Day in Orioles History: April 22

    April 22, 1914: Babe Ruth made his pitching debut for the International League’s Orioles. The 19-year-old allowed six hits as Baltimore beat Buffalo, 6-0. Ruth also had two hits.
  • Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore

    Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore
    William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon. His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
  • Walters welcomes heavenly bodies

    Walters welcomes heavenly bodies
    To understand the appeal of sacred relics, which have caused wars and attracted devout pilgrims for nearly a millennium, look no further than Babe Ruth's bat. Baseball fans in Baltimore forked over $10 last week to hold the Sultan of Swat's 32-ounce club...
  • Cal Ripken pens another book

    Cal Ripken pens another book
    Cal Ripken, the former Baltimore Orioles star known best for setting the major league record for consecutive games, is spending some of his free time these days as an author. In this Baltimore Sun video, Cal and co-author Kevin Cowherd talk about "Super-...
  • Ellicott City: Dr. Seuss' 108th birthday celebrated at Centennial Lane Elementary, Centennial High schools

    Ellicott City: Dr. Seuss' 108th birthday celebrated at Centennial Lane Elementary, Centennial High schools
    March 2 marked what would have been Theodor Geisel's 108th birthday, but he is better known as Dr. Seuss. Events have been taking place around the country to honor this beloved writer. Here, in Ellicott City, two schools planned Dr. Seuss themed events....
  • For Better or Worse: Root of all evil can be summed up in three words: drill, baby, drill

    I had a root canal last week. No human being should ever be subjected to anything where the words "root" and "canal" are used in the same sentence. A root canal is a dental procedure prescribed when breathing in on a cool day, drinking something cold...
  • Small-town Jimmie Foxx brought big-time power

    Small-town Jimmie Foxx brought big-time power
    Sixty miles east of Babe Ruth's birthplace, in the drowsy town of Sudlersville (population 497), stands a statue of the other great slugger from Maryland's past. But you'll have to stop at the town's only red light, corner of Church and Main, to view...
  • Can Baltimore's 'Ball Boys' be the next 'Pawn Stars?'

    Can Baltimore's 'Ball Boys' be the next 'Pawn Stars?'
    The new ABC reality TV series "Ball Boys" opens with the motto: "Every great moment in sports leaves something behind." This network series set in a Baltimore sports memorabilia shop tells the stories of what happens to some of the stuff left behind....
  • Sports lists: People love 'em, but they cause a lot of fuss

    Driving home Wednesday night after the Al Cesky Awards Banquet, I tuned my car radio to 90.5 WKHS's Ace and The Brain Show (Wednesdays, 8 to 10 p.m, a fine, commercial-free sports/music program that you should check out), and heard an obscure baseball...
  • Explaining the selection process for the Top 175 Md. athletes list

    Explaining the selection process for the Top 175 Md. athletes list
    Three months, one week and two days. That’s how long it took to shape a list, start to finish, of the 175 greatest athletes in Maryland history. The Sun published the rankings today, from top to bottom. Me? I feel like I just completed a daunting...
  • Orioles outfielder Beerer hopes winding road leads him to major leagues

    Orioles outfielder Beerer hopes winding road leads him to major leagues
    About this time five years ago, Scott Beerer, a second-round pick who once could throw a fastball in the mid-90s, walked out of Colorado Rockies minor league spring training camp prepared for life after baseball. He was tired of pitching, tired of living...
  • Preserving our past: Ownership isn't the issue

    Preserving our past: Ownership isn't the issue
    What is the future for Baltimore's city-owned historic properties? The Baltimore Sun has reported that Baltimore City is hiring an appraisal firm to determine the "market value" of 15 city-owned historic properties. Baltimore Heritage has asked...