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This Day in Baseball History
February 6, 1895 > George Herman "Babe" Ruth is born in Baltimore, Maryland. The most celebrated player in baseball history, Ruth will begin his Major League career as a pitcher with the Boston Red Sox, then go on to obliterate dozens of hitting records as an outfielder with the New York Yankees. He will become one of the original five players inducted to the Hall of Fame in 1936.