Was Babe Ruth a lefty thrower?
Babe Ruth 'The Babe' Babe Ruth was born George Herman Ruth. Some of his nicknames while he was playing baseball included The Bambino, The Sultan Of Swat, and The Babe, which is the origin of the name Babe Ruth. First called "Babe" by his teammates on the Baltimore Orioles, his first professional team because of his youth.
1914 Babe Ruth Baseball card A Babe Ruth 1914 Yankees card does not exist. Babe Ruth played for the Boston Red Sox in 1914. Babe Ruth did not play for the Yankees until 1920. Babe Ruth's rookie baseball card was produced by the Baltimore Sun Newspaper in 1914, and was the only Babe Ruth card issued that year. A Babe Ruth 1914 rookie card sold for $270,000 in 2008.