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"Is Babe Ruth worth it?" cartoon, undated
BA MSS 47
The cartoon pictures one young boy telling another, "Of course the Babe ought to get more money than the President - Listen if they wuz three on an' two out could Hoover bring 'em in? Did Hoover ever get sixty homers in one year? Did he?".
George Herman "Babe" Ruth played for the Boston Red Sox (1914-1919), New York Yankees (1920-1934), and Boston Braves (1935). He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936 as one of the "First Five" members.
Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948
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