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

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

https://www.insidehook.com/article/sports/influenza-pandemic-that-nearly-killed-babe-ruth

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

six months pass...

Jimmy Breslin, writing about Babe Ruth: pic.twitter.com/EdBYWdGBJV

— Todd Radom (@ToddRadom) September 7, 2021

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


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