A long-lost radio interview with Babe Ruth, considered by many to be the greatest baseball player ever, has been found. The 1943 recording was made during World War II and gives intimate details of Ruth’s life, touching on subjects such as how he gripped his bat and how he got his nickname.
The bat used by Babe Ruth to hit his 500th home run has been auctioned for more than $1 million.
SCP Auctions in Laguna Niguel, Calif., sold the autographed bat for $1,000,800 on Dec. 14. The Bambino hit his historic 500th homer on Aug. 11, 1929, in a game against the Cleveland Indians.
This Nov. 11, 2019 photo released by SCP Auctions, Inc., shows the bat used by Babe Ruth toClick here to view the full story