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No one hit home runs the way Babe did. They were something special. They were like homing pigeons. The ball would leave the bat, pause briefly, suddenly gain its bearings, then take off for the stands.
Babe Ruth didn't become her father until 18 months after he married her mother, Claire, on April 17, 1929, Opening Day of the baseball season. Julia was 12 years old.
I don't want to be Babe Ruth. He was a great ballplayer. I'm not trying to replace him. The record is there and damn right I want to break it, but that isn't replacing Babe Ruth.
For a long time, I'd been vaguely fascinated by the idea that Charles Lindbergh flew the Atlantic and Babe Ruth hit 60 home runs in the same summer.
Don't worry about it. Babe Ruth struck out on occasion, too.
Well, I'm a Harley Babe.
I am a babe for a living.
I have never turned to my girlfriend and said, 'Oh, okay, babe,' and I see it in scripts all the time.
Mr. Rickey, I'll put more people in the park than anybody since Babe Ruth.
As a child that is born into the world requires nourishment, so also the Christ that is born within is a babe and requires to be nourished to the full stature of manhood.
Oscar Charleston was the Willie Mays of his day. Nobody ever played center field better than Willie Mays. Suppose they had never given Willie a chance, and we said that, would anybody believe there was a kid in Alabama who was that good? Or there was a black guy in Atlanta who might break Babe Ruth's home run record? No.
I know what I look like. I'm not a babe who's automatically going to be the leading-lady type. I think I would always be cast as the friend. I probably tend to look crap more often than I look good. I like messing around and pulling funny faces and doing funny walks.
The kids know me from 'Babe,' but usually it is 'L.A. Confidential' that people remember, which was the second film I did. I have worked with some really good people and the films that I've done for the most part have been good.
Honestly, at one time I though Babe Ruth was a cartoon character. I really did, I mean I wasn't born until 1961 and I grew up in Indiana.
I did not choose necessarily on the basis of significance. If you have a vote for the most significant athlete, then you have Ali, then you have Babe Ruth, then you have Michael Jordan.
It was funny, when I thought of it afterward, how Ruth and Gehrig looked as they stood there. The Babe must have been waiting for me to get the ball up a little so he could get his bat under it.
The Babe was a great ballplayer, sure, but Cobb was even greater. Babe could knock your brains out, but Cobb would drive you crazy.
People think of the greatest home run hitters of all time and think of Babe Ruth; they don't think about that Warren Spahn hit more than anybody.
The whole sex symbol or babe thing doesn't bother me.
Babe Ruth made a baseball fan of me. I used to go to Yankee Stadium just to see him come to bat.
The first time that I ever saw Babe Ruth was in the Boston Red Sox clubhouse.
I've had heroes in my life - Joe DiMaggio, Babe Ruth.
I don't find offensive that I'm being labelled a babe by blokes. I'm absolutely flattered.
I'm a babe in the woods when it comes to the Internet.
It's the same with the ballplayers. Babe Ruth spent a lot, too and the ballplayers make a lot more money now.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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