Tagged: ‘Babe Ruth’

New York Yankees: President Obama Handles Babe Ruth’s Bat, Joe DiMaggio’s Glove
May 24th, 2014 at 11:02 AM
***VIDEO1*** President Obama went to Cooperstown, New York and visited the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Thursday and enjoyed what would have been the experience of a lifetime for any true baseball fan. In his tour, which was to promote tourism in the United States of America, Obama was able to handle Babe...

Babe Ruth’s 1927 Paycheck from New York Yankees is a Joke
May 23rd, 2014 at 7:25 PM
***VIDEO1*** Major League Baseball players in the 21st century get astronomical amounts of money to play a game and even the benchwarmers are making a nice buck. However, former New York Yankees slugger and all-time great Babe Ruth made peanuts compared to what he would be making nowadays. Darren Rovell of ESPN tweeted...

Colonel Jacob Ruppert, Yankees Owner Who Purchased Babe Ruth, Elected to Hall of Fame in Veteran’s Committee Vote
January 9th, 2013 at 5:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** On a day where no players met the minimum 75 percent required to be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, a process that took place early in December has a notable member of Yankees history heading for his rightful place in Cooperstown.  "The Boss before the Boss," if...

New York Yankees Famous Owner Jacob Ruppert Will Be Inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame
December 5th, 2012 at 10:46 AM
Jacob Ruppert, the New York Yankees owner from 1915-39, was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Pre-Integration Committee on Monday. The 16-member Pre-Integration Era Committee was comprised of Hall of Fame members Bert Blyleven, Pat Gillick, Phil Niekro and Don Sutton; major league executives Bill DeWitt, Roland Hemond, Gary...

Mickey Mantle: the Life and Legacy of a Baseball Hero Exhibit Added to the New York Yankees Museum
June 25th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
The New York Yankees Museum that is located on the Main Level at Yankees Stadium near Gate 6 is opening a new exhibit on the life and legacy of Mickey Mantle. Mantle is considered not only one of the all-time Yankee legends, but one of the greatest in baseball's illustrious history. The exhibit, which is presented by Bank of America, has artifacts donated by...

New York Yankees 100 Years of History and Tradition in Pinstripes
April 11th, 2012 at 9:55 AM
The date was April 11,1912 when the most famous uniform synonymous with winning and tradition had begun. 100 years ago to the day the New York Highlanders added pinstripes to the uniform that is now known world wide. Officially the Highlanders changed their name to the New York Yankees in 1913 and the legend was born. The addition of the pinstripes help become part...