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Don't compare me to Babe Ruth. God gave me the opportunity and the ability to be here at the right time, at the right moment, just like he gave Babe Ruth when he was playing. I just hope I can keep doing what I've been doing - keep taking care of business.
You don't have to know anything about baseball to respond to Babe Ruth because he's just this magnificent human being. And a really good story because he was this kid who grew up essentially as an orphan, you know, had a tough life, and then he became the most successful baseball player ever. But he was also a really good guy.
Babe Ruth was not afraid to strike out. And it was this fearlessness that contributed to his remarkable career.
Hopefully I can become the Babe Ruth of the World Wrestling Federation and be the champion at the same time.
Now I've had everything except for the thrill of watching Babe Ruth play.
The current Babe Ruth of improv? Sacha Baron Cohen. He's pretty amazing.
Babe Ruth was great. I'm just lucky.
We have an obligation to spread amateur baseball both at home and abroad. Building up the game at all levels - Little League, Babe Ruth Leagues, the colleges - is in our own self-interest. That's where the pool of talent is - and also of fans.
A. Bartlett Giamatti
Don't try to tell Namath's people on First Avenue about Babe Ruth, because they don't even know the name. In fact, with the young, you can forget all of baseball. The sport is gone. But if you ever have seen Ruth, and then you see Namath, you know there is very little difference.
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.
Mr. Rickey, I'll put more people in the park than anybody since Babe Ruth.
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.
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.
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.
It's the same with the ballplayers. Babe Ruth spent a lot, too and the ballplayers make a lot more money now.
We need just two players to be a contender. Just Babe Ruth and Sandy Koufax.
Why shouldn't we pitch to Babe Ruth? We pitch to better hitters in the National League.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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