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2014-07-23 23:28:58

Babe Ruth continues to inspire baseball fans from sandlots to major league diamonds all around the world. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Since his passing over 60 years ago, Babe Ruth still remains the greatest figure in professional baseball and one of the true icons in American history. He impacted the game in a way never seen before, or since. From calling his own shot to completely rewriting many of the all-time record books for hitters, Babe Ruth dominated the game of baseball like nobody...

2014-01-30 08:27:56

WESTHAMPTON, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Little" Johnny Sylvester collection, a unique family-owned archive documenting one of the most famous stories in baseball history, will be auctioned on February 6. The centerpiece of the collection is the baseball Babe Ruth signed and sent to Sylvester, a gravely ill 11-year-old boy, together with a promise to "knock a homer" for him. As history would show, the young fan made a remarkable recovery after receiving the baseball and...

2009-10-07 11:48:00

DALLAS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A Babe Ruth game-used bat, dating to the Boston Red Sox' 1918 World Series winning season - arguably the most important piece of lumber from baseball's most iconic player - realized $537,750 at Heritage Auctions Oct. 1-2 Signature® Sports Memorabilia Auction. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091007/DA88835) The auction totaled just more than $4.2 million. All prices include 19.5% Buyer's Premium. "We saw very solid...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'