Babe Ruth's real name is George Herman Ruth. He was born on February 6, 1895 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was a 2-time All-Star selection and a 7-time World Series champion. Babe was also a member of Major League Baseball’s All Century Team. He was named the Greatest baseball player of all time by The Sporting News and named the Greatest baseball player of the 20th Century by Sports Illustrated. Babe Ruth died on August 16, 1948 in New York.
Before Babe Ruth turned eight, he had already chewed tobacco and drank whiskey for the first time.