Babe Ruth Signed Memorabilia

Babe Ruth Signed Memorabilia Is The Ultimate Gift

The Late Great Babe Ruth

Born in 1895 George Herman Ruth Jr. at his Grandfather’s house Baltimore, Maryland. As a child Babe Ruth spoke German. At the age of seven Babe attended St. Mary’s Industrial School for Boys the young George Jr was a bit of a wild one and a bit of a delinquent, rarely attending school, roaming the streets and drinking beer when his father wasn’t looking and because of this his parents had no choice but to send him to a reform school for boys where he might receive the discipline he needed.Babe Ruth Signed Memorabilia

It was only discovered recently, that Babe actually suffered from ADHD, which contributed to Babe’s wild, hyperactive nature both in childhood and adulthood. It is also believed that Babe’s ADHD was a factor in his excellent baseball skills.

Being sent away to St. Mary’s by his parents would impact Babe’s future personality. Growing up in this very different setting, George Jr.’s life began to dramatically change. It was at St. Mary’s where Babe was introduced to two of the most important influences in his life his mentor and teacher, Brother Mathias, and of course, baseball.

Brother Mathias was one of the brothers at St. Mary’s who quickly took a liking to Ruth. Brother Mathias was one of the school’s disciplinarians, yet he was the closest thing to a father figure for Ruth while he was living at St. Mary’s.

St. Mary’s had multiple Baseball leagues, broken out by age groups, and George Jr. was instantly drawn to the game. Several of the Brothers, taught Babe the finer points of baseball, although Brother Mathias was his first and favourite instructor of the game.

It was Brother Mathias that Babe Ruth admits his good fielding abilities and early baseball skills came from, with the two of them spending countless hours practicing and working on Babe’s baseball techniques.

It was as a pitcher, that George was first discovered by a professional baseball team in 1914. Jack Dunn was owner of the minor league Baltimore Orioles, and was considered by many to be a good scout for promising potential Major League players. He had heard through the grapevine about an 18-year-old by the name of George Ruth, who was part of a traveling team for St. Mary’s, and was a dominant pitcher in. After George was scouted by the Orioles, it wasn’t long before Ruth was signed to play.

In order for Ruth to play with the team, however, Jack Dunn needed to sign for him and become his legal guardian (at the time it was required for a minor to have a legal guardian until the age of 21). And so, George became a Baltimore Oriole, with Jack Dunn as his trustee.

Babe Ruth Signed Memorabilia

It was while playing with the Baltimore Orioles that George received the name Babe Ruth. As the story goes the insecure George Jr. would follow Jack Dunn everywhere and was known as ‘Jack’s Babe’, eventually his teammates nicknamed him Babe and it stuck. Dunn who was suffering financial problems had to make the difficult choice of selling his best players to raise more money. Babe was sold to the Boston Red Sox.

It was while playing for the Red Sox that Babe would meet his first wife Helen Woodford at a coffee shop where she was a waitress. During one particular game while pitching for the Red Sox Babe became frustrated with the referee for calling the first four pitches as balls and Ruth tried to punch him. This led to Babe being suspended for 10 days and fined $100.

By 1919 Babe Ruth’s popularity was growing rapidly and was getting a major reputation as a hard hitter and bringing excitement to the game of baseball. When Ruth signed with the Yankees, he completed his transition from a pitcher to a power-hitting outfielder. His fifteen-season Yankee career consisted of over 2,000 games, and Ruth broke many batting records while making only five widely scattered appearances on the mound, winning all of them.

The home runs kept on coming. Ruth tied his own record of 29 on July 15 and broke it with home runs in both games of a doubleheader four days later. And by the end of July, he had 37 and was still going strong. Babe Ruth’s career with the Yankees would last 15 years and would see the Yankees take home seven American League (AL) pennants and four World Series championships. Babe Ruth would die of cancer at the age of 53 on the 16th of August 1963.

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Signed Memorabilia is the Ultimate Gift

People are always looking for the Ultimate Gift for a friend or family member. What else would make a better gift than something signed by Babe Ruth. Imagine seeing the look on a Babe Ruth fan’s face when they unwrap their gift and find a Signed and Framed Signature by the Baseball Legend. That’s why Signed Memorabilia is the ultimate gift. It means something, it’s personal, it comes with a certificate and most importantly it will increase in value.

If you know someone who is a Babe Ruth fan and you want to give them the ultimate gift then Signed Memorabilia might be exactly what you are looking for. They will be so surprised and happy with this amazing gift and will be proud to show it off in their home for many years to come.

Things to look out for when buying Sport, Music and Movie Memorabilia.

  • Do your research before purchasing any memorabilia.
  • Ensure you are buying from a reputable seller.
  • Ensure the item comes with a certificate of authenticity.
  • Go with the Big names eg. Michael Jackson, Muhammad Ali, Harrison Ford
  • Think of supply and demand, look for someone who is recently deceased or someone who is older.
  • Keep and make copies of your receipts and proof of purchase and store them in a safe place.

    Rules To Remember Once You Purchase 

  • Do not fall in love with your investment.
  • Have a good relationship with the seller as they may come across some items of interest in the future.
  • Look after your Investment, store it in a safe place to keep it’s Value.
  • Make sure you insure your investment in case of loss or damage.
  • Build up a collection to increase value to your investment.

    Autographed Babe Ruth Photo Framed Black & White
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