Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. Inspiration from Babe Ruth as a friendly reminder to never give up! You will have ups and downs, but you have to push through any obstacle that comes your way. Don't let anyone get in the way of your dreams!
George "Babe" Herman Ruth | Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 1936 | Primary team: New York Yankees | Primary position: Right Fielder |Sure, Babe Ruth put up monumental statistics during his playing career. But the Bambino was more than numbers, especially to those who knew him, like former teammate Joe Dugan, who once said, “To understand him you had to understand this: He wasn’t human."
The pocket watch given to Babe Ruth during his last public appearance at Yankee Stadium in 1948. Culminating the June 13, 1948 event, the Yankees ceremoniously retired Ruth’s number three and presented him with the gold watch. The 14 karat gold Longines pocket watch features engravings on the back that read, “Babe Ruth – Silver Anniversary – Yankee Stadium 1923-1948 “The House That Ruth Built.” Since Ruth’s death on Aug. 16 of that year, the watch has been preserved by Ruth’s family.