Babe Ruth, circa 1920 (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

October 9, 1921: Injured Babe Ruth wallops his first World Series home run

On Sunday, October 9, 1921, the sporting world was obsessed with…

May 25, 1922: Babe Ruth’s ejection costs him Yankees captaincy

When the 1922 season began on April 12, the New York Yankees…

July 5, 1924: Babe Ruth hits the wall, and the wall wins

Babe Ruth feared the worst when he played right field in Washington’s…

June 1, 1925: Babe Ruth returns from 'Bellyache Heard ‘Round the World'

Babe Ruth got a huge cheer when he stepped onto the field at…

October 10, 1926: Pete Alexander saves the day

The seventh game of the 1926 World Series between the St. Louis…

August 16, 1927: Babe Ruth's homer reaches the roof at Comiskey Park in Chicago

During the 1926 American League season, there were a handful…

September 30, 1927: Babe Ruth hits record 60th home run

Baseball history is filled with accounts of memorable home runs.…

April 18, 1929: Babe Ruth celebrates 'honeymoon' with a home run

The Babe settled in the batter’s box on the port side of home…

August 7, 1929: Babe Ruth goes deep as Yankees split with A's at Shibe Park

In this first game of a twin bill in the dog days of August 1929,…

August 11, 1929: Babe Ruth hits 500th career home run

A solid klop must have filled Jake Geiser’s ears when a baseball…

October 1, 1932: The Babe calls his shot ... or does he?

“Keep up the pepper, boys!”1 Chicago manager Charlie Grimm…

October 1, 1933: Lefty Ruth all right in final mound appearance

For all of his tremendous success in the batter’s box, Babe…

July 13, 1934: The Babe bashes 700th career home run

Babe Ruth spent 15 years of his 22-year major-league career with…

May 25, 1935: Babe Ruth smashes three homers in final hurrah

The bedraggled Boston Braves were already in their familiar abode—the…

May 30, 1935: Babe Ruth plays his final major-league game with Boston Braves

Babe Ruth was released by the New York Yankees at the end of…

June 19, 1938: Babe Ruth makes coaching debut for the Brooklyn Dodgers

Fans at Ebbets Field cheered when Babe Ruth — decked out in…