Albert Goodwill Spalding baseball

Albert Spalding

Albert Spalding : biography September 2, 1849 - September 9, 1915 Albert Goodwill Spalding (September 2, 1849 – September 9, 1915) was an American pitcher, manager and executive in...
Albert Goodwill Spalding baseball

Albert Spalding

Albert Spalding : biography September 2, 1850 - September 9, 1915 Meanwhile, Spalding and his brother began a sporting goods store in Chicago. In 1877, Spalding began to use...
Babe Ruth professional baseball player.

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth : biography 6 February 1895 - 16 August 1948 George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948), nicknamed "the Bambino" and "the Sultan of...

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth : biography 6 February 1895 - 16 August 1948 Ruth's penchant for hitting home runs altered how the game is played. Prior to...

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth : biography 6 February 1895 - 16 August 1948 Once the regular season began, Ruth became a star pitcher who was also dangerous...

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth : biography 6 February 1895 - 16 August 1948 The school's influence remained with Ruth in other ways: a lifelong Catholic, he would...

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth : biography 6 February 1895 - 16 August 1948 Ruth has been named the greatest baseball player of all time in various surveys...

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth : biography 6 February 1895 - 16 August 1948 Thousands of New Yorkers, including many children, stood vigil outside the hospital in Ruth's...

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth : biography 6 February 1895 - 16 August 1948 On July 4, 1939, Ruth spoke on Lou Gehrig Day at Yankee Stadium as...

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth : biography 6 February 1895 - 16 August 1948 There was considerable attention as Ruth reported for spring training. He did not hit...