Babe Ruth (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

July 11, 1914: Babe Ruth makes his major-league debut with Red Sox

Even before playing an inning of major-league baseball, Babe…

May 6, 1915: Red Sox pitcher Babe Ruth hits first major-league homer

Boston Red Sox pitcher Babe Ruth, later nicknamed the Sultan…
Babe Ruth (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

May 20, 1916: Babe Ruth replaced in 6th inning while throwing a no-hitter

Young Babe Ruth, 21, gave out plenty of free passes on this Saturday…
Babe Ruth (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

June 13, 1916: Red-hot Babe Ruth goes on a tear against the Browns

He was just 21 and only in his second full season but Babe Ruth…
Babe Ruth (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

August 15, 1916: Boston's Babe Ruth outlasts Walter Johnson in 13 innings

Clark Griffith was prescient. At the end of the 1914 season,…

May 6, 1918: Boston's Babe Ruth makes his first start as a position player

Boston Red Sox manager Ed Barrow scoffed at the very idea.…

May 20, 1919: Babe Ruth clobbers his first career grand slam

When Boston’s 1918 World Series championship season was over,…
Babe Ruth (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

July 29, 1919: Babe Ruth’s blast ties AL record as Boston goes down swinging

There was no highly hyped home-run chase in 1919. That's one…

July 9, 1920: Bambino homers on Babe Ruth Day at the Polo Grounds

New York’s American League team, known as the Highlanders in…
Babe Ruth, circa 1920 (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

July 19, 1920: Babe Ruth breaks his own record with 30th home run

With two months left in the 1920 season, the New York Yankees…

September 24, 1920: Babe Ruth hits 51st homer just hours after reaching milestone

With Babe Ruth’s 50th home run of the year in the record books,…

September 29, 1920: Babe Ruth hits 54th home run to cap off first season with Yankees

Babe Ruth was hammering the final stamp onto one of baseball’s…