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Babe Ruth

Babe RuthAKA George Herman Ruth, Jr.

Born: 6-Feb-1895
Birthplace: Baltimore, MD [1]
Died: 16-Aug-1948
Location of death: New York City [2]
Cause of death: Cancer - Throat
Remains: Buried, Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Baseball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Bambino


[1] 216 Emory St., Baltimore, MD.

[2] Memorial Hospital, New York City.

Wife: Helen Woodford (m. 14-Oct-1914, d. 11-Jan-1929, one daughter adopted)
Daughter: Dorothy (b. 1921, adopted)
Wife: Claire Merritt Hodgeson (m. 17-Apr-1929, until his death)

    Alpha Delta Gamma Fraternity
    Baseball Hall of Fame 1936
    Left at Orphanage St. Mary's Industrial School for Boys
    Draft Deferment: World War I
    Tonsillectomy
    Risk Factors: Obesity, Smoking, Alcoholism, Appendicitis

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Boston Red Sox (1914-19)
    New York Yankees (1920-34)
    Boston Braves (1935)
    Brooklyn Dodgers First-Base Coach (1938)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Pride of the Yankees (14-Jul-1942) · Himself
    Speedy (7-Apr-1928)
    Headin' Home (19-Sep-1920) · Babe

Official Website:
http://www.baberuth.com/

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #2046 (20 cents, issued 6-Jul-1983)


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