Only Lightly Brushed by the Social Veneer We Call Civilization: the Babe Ruth Thread

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121 today. On Thursday, I showed my class the AL league stats for 1920.

I was emphatically trying to focus their attention on the fact that Ruth out-homered every other team in the league, but the magnitude of that seemed to escape them.

clemenza, Saturday, 6 February 2016 17:22 (six years ago) link

three years pass...
one year passes...

Almost died during the 1918 epidemic, apparently--not because of the flu, which he did contract, but rather a quack treatment.

clemenza, Saturday, 20 February 2021 18:07 (one year ago) link

six months pass...

Jimmy Breslin, writing about Babe Ruth:

— Todd Radom (@ToddRadom) September 7, 2021

mookieproof, Wednesday, 8 September 2021 17:04 (eleven months ago) link

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