The Babe Takes Time To Sign
Radisson Hotel, Minneapolis - 1935
A Regular Honest To God Fellow
87 Years Ago Today - Babe Ruth Signed Photo
"To ‘Doc’ Searle, A Regular honest to God fellow, From Babe Ruth, Nov. 7th 1926"
Barnstorming Babe Signs A Ball For A Boy
Somewhere On The West Coast - November 1924
Most likely taken in California…
Babe Ruth Makes Some Future Collectors Items
Signing Baseballs With Two Young Assistants - c.1930’s
Great uniforms on the kids, love those striped socks!
Babe Ruth Signs A Glove At The U.S. Treasury Show
70 Years Ago Today - Cleveland Public Auditorium - June 23, 1943
Thanking the Carrier Boys of Cleveland Newspapers for their part in selling War Savings Stamps and Bonds. SEE James Cagney…Babe Ruth…U.S. Coast Guard Band…Horace Heidt & Other Attractions.
A Hero In His Own Right - Babe & Harvard Hodgkins
Babe Ruth’s NYC Apartment - January 4, 1945
Wire Tag: “A hero in his own right, Harvard Hodgkins, 17-year-old Maine boy who figured in the capture of two German spies landed by submarine on the rock-bound coast of his state, sits by Babe Ruth, who is a hero to every American boy who ever played baseball, at the latter’s apartment in New York. Ruth showed the youngster his trophies and demonstrated how he hit the ball to get the distance that made him the Sultan Of Swat.”
"Babe Ruth Day" From The 3/4 Century Club
St. Petersburg, Florida - March 25, 1933
Eighty years ago today! From the original wire caption: “Babe Ruth is more accustomed to affixing his signature to baseballs than receiving an autographed sphere. But here he’s being presented a ball by Charles W. Eldridge, 102, a member of the Three Quarter Century Club, at St. Petersburg, Fla. The ball is inscribed with the names of members of the club all of whom are over 75 years of age.”
Babe Ruth Hits The Links - 1930’s
I did some digging as to Gerry Moore might be. Seems like a good bet could be a well-known British jazz pianist that worked the London night clubs from 1922-39. So this picture might have been taken on a golf course in England.
Danny’s Dream Comes True - May 1947
"Why I’d Like To Visit Babe Ruth"
The dream of every American youth came true today for Danny Williams, 13-year-old baseball fan from the Baptist Orphanage in Jackson, Miss. Danny who won a trip to New York for writing the best essay on, “Why I’d Like To Visit Babe Ruth”, is shown watching his idol autograph a baseball when he visited the Great Bambino at Ruth’s New York apartment.
Babe Signs For The Ladies - 1926
I wonder if those old scrap books are tucked away in an attic somewhere waiting to be found…