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What jersey number did Babe Ruth wear for the Brooklyn dodgers?
He never played for the Dodgers. In 1938 as a marketing gimmick the Dodger hired Babe Ruth to be a 1st Base Coach. Babe Ruth wore uniform Number 35. Dodgers infielder Pete Coscarart wore number 3. The Babe would occasionally take batting practice and excite the crowd at Ebbets Field. ...
Asked in Boston Red Sox, Baseball History, Babe Ruth
What was Babe Ruths number when he played for the Boston Red Sox?
Baseball jerseys did not have numbers when Babe Ruth played for the Red Sox (1914-1919). Babe Ruth first wore a jersey with a number (#3) in the 1929 season for the New York Yankees. Numbers originally designated the players place in the batting order. (Ruth batted 3rd in the line-up.) ...
What uniform number did Babe Ruth wear with the New York Yankees?
Batting Third for the New York Yankees number 3 Babe Ruth The Yankees did not start wearing uniform numbers until 1929, and Babe Ruth was issued number 3 because he batted third in the line up. Babe Ruth would wear the number 3 from 1929 - 1934 with the New York Yankees, and in 1935 with the Boston Braves. In 1938 serving as a 1st base coach Babe Ruth wore the number 35 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Babe Ruth's number was retired by...