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  1. Babe Sold to New York

    Larry Schwartz

    In 1920, the Red Sox sell Babe Ruth to the Yankees.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2005
  2. Maris, 51, loses battle with lymphatic cancer

    Larry Schwartz

    Roger Maris, 51, a two-time American League MVP who broke Babe Ruth's single-season home run record by hitting 61 homers in 1961, dies at 51.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 09, 2001
  3. Gehrig's awesome year worthy of AL MVP

    Larry Schwartz

    Lou Gehrig is named the American League's MVP. Babe Ruth, who hit 60 home runs, is ineligible because he's already won the award.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 08, 2001
  4. Babe adds to his legacy with 14-inning gem

    Larry Schwartz

    In the longest World Series game, Babe Ruth of the Red Sox pitches all 14 innings and beats Brooklyn, 2-1, in Boston.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 08, 2001
  5. Whitey Ford breaks another record held by Babe

    Larry Schwartz

    Whitey Ford breaks Babe Ruth's World Series record by extending his streak to 32 consecutive scoreless innings with five shutout frames in the Yankees' 7-0 whitewashing of the Reds in Game 4 in Cincinnati.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 05, 2001
  6. Babe breaks through with three homers

    Larry Schwartz

    Babe Ruth hits three home runs in Game Four of the World Series, a 10-5 Yankees victory over the Cardinals in St. Louis.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 04, 2001
  7. Maris replaces Ruth with record 61st homer

    Larry Schwartz

    Roger Maris breaks Babe Ruth's record with his 61st homer, off Boston's Tracy Stallard, in the final game of the season as the Yankees win, 1-0, at Yankee Stadium.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 28, 2001
  8. No Crying Foul: Babe Blasts Homer No. 60

    Larry Schwartz

    Babe Ruth hits his 60th home run of the season as the Yankees defeat the Senators, 4-2, at Yankee Stadium.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 28, 2001
  9. No. 600 put to rest as Mays reaches milestone

    Larry Schwartz

    The Giants' Willie Mays hits his 600th home run; only Babe Ruth had reached the milestone previously.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 20, 2001
  10. Remove the asterisk, Maris will set HR mark

    Larry Schwartz

    In the Yankees 154th game to a decision, Roger Maris hits his 59th homer, one short of Babe Ruth's 154-game season record. New York beats Baltimore, 4-2, to clinch the pennant in Baltimore. Maris will hit 61 homers by season's end to capture the record.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 17, 2001
  11. Aw, Shucks: Babe finally solves Pruett with HR

    Larry Schwartz

    Babe Ruth, who had struck out in nine of 10 at-bats against Hub Pruett, homers off the Browns' lefthander in a 5-1 Yankees loss in St. Louis.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 14, 2001
  12. Richard retires as NHL's leading goal scorer

    Larry Schwartz

    Montreal's Maurice "Rocket" Richard, the NHL's former all-time leading goal scorer, announces his retirement at 39.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 13, 2001
  13. Ruth packs another house for his funeral

    Larry Schwartz

    Six thousand mourners attend Babe Ruth's funeral at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, while another 75,000 are outside.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 16, 2001
  14. Babe Ruth, 53, succumbs to throat cancer

    Larry Schwartz

    Babe Ruth dies of throat cancer at 53 in New York City.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 15, 2001
  15. Didrikson a championship team by herself

    Larry Schwartz

    At the AAU Championships, which also serve as the Olympic Trials, Babe Didrickson singlehandedly wins the team championship with 30 points, eight more than the runner-up team. Babe wins five events and ties for first in a sixth in Evanston, Ill.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 12, 2001
  16. Hubbell's All-Star performance one for the ages

    Larry Schwartz

    In the second All-Star Game, New York Giants southpaw Carl Hubbell strikes out Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin in succession. Despite Hubbell's performance, the NL loses, 9-7, at the Polo Grounds.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 09, 2001