On this Date: Babe Ruth makes his debut in the MLB in 1914

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Each day has their own special events. Some events that people don’t even know about. On this date July 11. It’s a very memorable day for baseball fans of Babe Ruth. On this date he made his debut in the MLB, 99 years ago!

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Babe Ruth began his career in 1914 for the Boston Red Socks. He played with the Red Socks for 5 years leaving in 1919 for the New York Yankees, after the Yankees he went to play for the Boston Braves passing away in 1948 at just 53 years old.

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He set a career record of 714 home runs at his time, which has now been broken but he is considered a legend to many. He’s considered to be one of the greatest baseball players ever, and during his era he broke and created many, many records.

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Babe Ruth is credited in many ways, many little leagues are named after him. He has a legacy that can never be broken, and during his time he was surely the greatest athlete. He is credited as well for bringing life to baseball, and making it so big. He was considered a baseball celebrity back in the roaring 20′s.

Next year will be the hundredth anniversary of his debut, and it’ll be a special day for Boston Red Sox fans, and Babe Ruth Fans all around.

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