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Babe Ruth Poses With Pop Warner & Knute Rockne
86 Years Ago Today - Yankee Stadium - July 19, 1928~ Always one to shine in the spotlight, The Babe managed to hit 2 HR’s vs. the White Sox after this inspirational meeting of legendary sports heroes.

Babe Ruth Poses With Pop Warner & Knute Rockne
86 Years Ago Today - Yankee Stadium - July 19, 1928
~ Always one to shine in the spotlight, The Babe managed to hit 2 HR’s vs. the White Sox after this inspirational meeting of legendary sports heroes.

Cobb And Ruth Meet In Golf Match For Charity
73 Years Ago Today - Newton, MA - June 25, 1941~ “Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb, two of baseball’s greatest stars of the past, shown holding the cup donated by Bette Davis, film star, before the 18-hole golf match played on the Commonwealth Country Club course here today by the two former stars. The match was for the benefit of the Golden Rule Farm of Franklin, N.H., which has to move because of flood control work in that vicinity. Ty Cobb won the match and the cup, 3 and 2.”

Cobb And Ruth Meet In Golf Match For Charity
73 Years Ago Today - Newton, MA - June 25, 1941
~ “Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb, two of baseball’s greatest stars of the past, shown holding the cup donated by Bette Davis, film star, before the 18-hole golf match played on the Commonwealth Country Club course here today by the two former stars. The match was for the benefit of the Golden Rule Farm of Franklin, N.H., which has to move because of flood control work in that vicinity. Ty Cobb won the match and the cup, 3 and 2.”

Leading Rivals For The Baseball Crown
84 Years Ago Today - N.Y. Times Mid-Week Pictorial - April 26, 1930  “Al Simmons, Star Slugger of the Athletics, Meets Babe Ruth, Home-Run King of the Yankees”

Leading Rivals For The Baseball Crown
84 Years Ago Today - N.Y. Times Mid-Week Pictorial - April 26, 1930
“Al Simmons, Star Slugger of the Athletics, Meets Babe Ruth, Home-Run King of the Yankees”

Working The Kinks Out
Associated News Service - February 1931Jimmie Foxx, Babe Ruth & Connie Mack Golfing In Florida.

Working The Kinks Out
Associated News Service - February 1931
Jimmie Foxx, Babe Ruth & Connie Mack Golfing In Florida.

Arm In Arm, Four Dapper Legends Pose
New York City - January 25, 1938(L-R) Joe DiMaggio, Babe Ruth, Ed Barrow & Honus Wagner

Arm In Arm, Four Dapper Legends Pose
New York City - January 25, 1938
(L-R) Joe DiMaggio, Babe Ruth, Ed Barrow & Honus Wagner

The Four Mighty Swatters Of Baseball
(L-R) Lou Gehrig, Tris Speaker, Ty Cobb & Babe RuthShibe Park, Philadelphia - April 11, 1928: 
I’ve posted variations of this great photo in the past (kneeling, standing etc.), but I’ve never known the exact date of when it was taken. Well, thanks to a version I found that still had the original wire tag on the back, mystery solved! So how did the “Mighty Swatters” fare that day in April? Lou (2-5, 2 singles), Tris (0-4), Ty (1-3, with 2 BB’s) and Babe (1-3, a triple and 2 BB’s). The Yankees won 8-3, here’s the boxscore: 4/11/1928 .

The Four Mighty Swatters Of Baseball
(L-R) Lou Gehrig, Tris Speaker, Ty Cobb & Babe Ruth
Shibe Park, Philadelphia - April 11, 1928:
I’ve posted variations of this great photo in the past (kneeling, standing etc.), but I’ve never known the exact date of when it was taken. Well, thanks to a version I found that still had the original wire tag on the back, mystery solved! So how did the “Mighty Swatters” fare that day in April? Lou (2-5, 2 singles), Tris (0-4), Ty (1-3, with 2 BB’s) and Babe (1-3, a triple and 2 BB’s). The Yankees won 8-3, here’s the boxscore: 4/11/1928 .

A Legend Meets A Future Legend
George Mikan Meets The Babe - Chicago - 1934Yup, that’s really future basketball superstar George Mikan getting an autographed ball from the Babe at Comiskey Park in Chicago. Mikan was only ten years old in the photo, which was a good indicator of just how tall he would get (6’10”). From JockBio.com: “George was a big, athletic kid who played organized football and hockey. In 1934, he won the marbles championship of Will County, and earned free tickets to a White Sox game where he met Babe Ruth.”

A Legend Meets A Future Legend
George Mikan Meets The Babe - Chicago - 1934
Yup, that’s really future basketball superstar George Mikan getting an autographed ball from the Babe at Comiskey Park in Chicago. Mikan was only ten years old in the photo, which was a good indicator of just how tall he would get (6’10”). From JockBio.com: “George was a big, athletic kid who played organized football and hockey. In 1934, he won the marbles championship of Will County, and earned free tickets to a White Sox game where he met Babe Ruth.”

A Gathering Of Great Yankees Skippers
1951 Old Timers Day - Yankee Stadium, New York(L-R) Bucky Harris (‘47-48), Bob Shawkey (‘30), Clark Griffith (‘03-08), Joe McCarthy (‘31-46), Casey Stengel (‘49-60) & Roger Peckinpaugh (‘14)

A Gathering Of Great Yankees Skippers
1951 Old Timers Day - Yankee Stadium, New York
(L-R) Bucky Harris (‘47-48), Bob Shawkey (‘30), Clark Griffith (‘03-08), Joe McCarthy (‘31-46), Casey Stengel (‘49-60) & Roger Peckinpaugh (‘14)

A Meeting Of Legends
Knute Rockne, Babe Ruth & Pop Warner - Yankee Stadium - July 19, 1928As you’d might expect, Babe’s response to this legendary meeting was to hit 2 HR’s vs. the White Sox that afternoon: Boxscore 7/19/1928: NYY 6- ChiSox 4

A Meeting Of Legends
Knute Rockne, Babe Ruth & Pop Warner - Yankee Stadium - July 19, 1928
As you’d might expect, Babe’s response to this legendary meeting was to hit 2 HR’s vs. the White Sox that afternoon: Boxscore 7/19/1928: NYY 6- ChiSox 4

Lou, Tris, Ty & Babe - 1928
Of course, that’s (L-R) Lou Gehrig, Tris Speaker, Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth. 
Make sure you click on the image to see it in all of its full-sized glory!

Lou, Tris, Ty & Babe - 1928
Of course, that’s (L-R) Lou Gehrig, Tris Speaker, Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth.
Make sure you click on the image to see it in all of its full-sized glory!

Babe & The Gang - 1930 World Series
(L-R) Babe Ruth, John McGraw, Gabby Street, Christy Walsh, Connie Mack, Nick Altrock & Ty Cobb

Babe & The Gang - 1930 World Series
(L-R) Babe Ruth, John McGraw, Gabby Street, Christy Walsh, Connie Mack, Nick Altrock & Ty Cobb

Two Babes - Babe Ruth & Babe Didrikson Zaharias - 1947
The greatest baseball player ever signs an autograph for the person most folks still feel is the greatest woman athlete ever.

Two Babes - Babe Ruth & Babe Didrikson Zaharias - 1947
The greatest baseball player ever signs an autograph for the person most folks still feel is the greatest woman athlete ever.