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Babe Ruth’s MLB Centennial

Tyrades!

Where were you on April 8, 1974?
I was in the upstairs bedroom I shared with younger brother Dwight, listening to the radio as Hank Aaron broke the career home run record set by George Herman “Babe” Ruth, Jr. some four decades earlier.
Aaron’s milestone did nothing to diminish the legacy of Ruth and even enhanced his name awareness. As we approach July 11 (the 100th anniversary of Ruth’s Major League Baseball debut, with the Boston Red Sox), he still stands tall.
Even for people who don’t care for baseball in particular or sports in general, Ruth ...


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