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Score One For Big Tobacco and Booze: Babe Ruth Didn't Die From Throat Cancer

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You’ve probably gone through your entire life thinking Babe Ruth died from drinking and smoking and eating half-smokes two at a time. But you’d be wrong. Light one up and top off that snifter,...

Today in Sports History: July 11th

7/11/1914 - Ruth makes debut George Herman "Babe" Ruth makes his major league debut as a 19 year-old pitcher for the Boston Red Sox. Ruth pitched seven innings to earn the win as the Sox beat the...

Today in Sports History: April 8th

Hank Aaron's then record-breaking homer turns 36.

Today in Sports History: April 2nd

On this day way back in 1931, a woman struck out Babe Ruth -- leading to women being banned from baseball for the next 60 years.

Today in Sports History: December 26th

12/26/1919 - Boston trades Babe Ruth In a move that most historians regard as the biggest trade in American sports history, the Boston Red Sox sell 26 year-old George Herman "Babe" Ruth to the...

Today in Sports History: April 16th

4/16/1929 - Yankees and Indians introduce numbers On the opening day of the 1929 season, the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians walk out with numbers on the back of their jerseys. Though teams...

Today in Sports History: July 18th

(Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers, and Frank Chance. Three Cubs Fall of Famers) 7/18/1897 - Anson first to 3,000 Cap Anson is the first player in history to collect 3,000 career base hits, which he does...

Today in Sports History: February 2nd

Bevo Francis puts his name in the record books.

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