Take a look back at Babe Ruth's last hurrah in Washington in 1934. Read the Washington Post article from the next day, and learn about the Mighty Man of Baseball's 22-year career. Plus, see photos of the Babe in action!
I can guarantee you will never see a player do this today. Babe Ruth was knocked unconscious for five whole minutes and stayed in the game, going 3 for 3 ... AND played the second game of a double header. A player gets pulled today for a hangnail.
On December 7th, 1921, baseball's greatest hitter Babe Ruth visited President Harding in the White House. See an old photo of him exiting the West Wing and read about his earlier visits to the Executive Office of the President.
Learn the story behind the iconic photo of Babe Ruth in a military uniform. He was in Washington, DC to enlist in the New York National Guard and play two games against the Washington Senators. Read the amusing articles from the Washington Post and Associated Press about the event.
This blog post investigates Elmer Ardeeser, the driver at the center of a 1930 Dupont Circle car crash. Elmer had an interesting past, including ties to Babe Ruth's orphanage. Learn more about the event and the people involved.