Babe Ruth - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Babe Ruth



George Herman Ruth
(Babe; The Bambino; The Sultan of Swat)

Born: February 6, 1895 in Baltimore, MD
Died: August 16, 1948 in New York, NY
          (53 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 6'2"
Wt: 215
Biographical
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Notes:


• High School: St. Mary's HS (Baltimore, MD)
• Buried: Gate of Heaven Cemetery (Hawthorne, NY)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NYG
CvM
25
CF
9
41
29
5
10
2
3
2
11
2
11
0
1
.345
.525
.828
1.353
300
1
1
CF
9
41
29
5
10
2
3
2
11
2
11
0
1
.345
.525
.828
1.353
300
162 Game Average
738
522
90
180
36
54
36
198
36
198
0
18
.345
.525
.828
1.353
300



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NYG
CvM
41
.587
.327
26.8%
10.5%
4.9%
0.8%
.483
.095
1
1
41
.587
.327
26.8%
10.5%
4.9%
0.8%
.483
.095

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James