(February 1895 – August best known as "Babe" Ruth and nicknamed "the Bambino" and "the Sultan of Swat", was an American baseball player who spent 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) playing for three teams
George Herman "Babe" Ruth played baseball for the New York Yankees during the 1920s. He hit 61 home runs during the 1927 season to break the record, one that held for 34 years. This site links to Babe Ruth's page at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY and includes a brief biography, links to stats, and his hall of fame induction speech.
Grave Marker- Babe Ruth, Baseball legend (NY Yankees). Ruth rests with his second wife, Claire, on a hillside in Section 25 at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, New York. (More go to: http://www.thefuneralsource.org/deathiversary/august/16.html)