Obituary of Babe Ruth

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Babe Ruth

George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr. (born February 6, 1895 in Pigtown, Baltimore, Maryland) was an American baseball player who was best known for having a career in Major League Baseball that spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935 and played for the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees, and the Atlanta Braves. Babe died on August 16, 1948 and his death was because of throat cancer. He died at age 53

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Babe Ruth Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Ruth, Babe
    • Common Name: Babe Ruth
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Pigtown, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • Birth Date: February 06, 1895
    • Age: 53 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Babe, Bam, Jack Dunn’s Baby, Jidge, Sultan of Swat
    • Occupation: Baseball Player
    • Religion: Catholic
    • Net Worth: $92 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Wendy's Chicken Sandwich
    • Favorite Color: Sky Blue (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Babe's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: George Herman Ruth Jr.
    • Father: George Herman Ruth Sr.
    • Mother: Katherine Ruth (née Schamberger)
    • Sister(s):
      • Mamie Ruth
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Helen Woodford Ruth (married 1914-divorced 1929)
      • Claire Hodgeson (married 1929-1948, his death)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Dorothy Ruth
      • Julia Ruth Stevens
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Death Notice:

  • Date: August 16, 1948
  • Place: New York City, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Throat cancer
  • Interment: Buried at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, New York

Category Tags:

Baseball PlayerAmerican Born on February 6th Born in 1895 Born in MarylandDied in 1948Died from Throat cancer

Babe's Notable Roles:

  • Boston Red Sox
  • New York Yankees
  • Atlanta Braves

Quotable Quotes:

Is Mr. Babe Ruth still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Babe Ruth on Wikipedia.org
Babe Ruth at IMDB

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Wiki Page Updated: 2022-06-25 15:33:37
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