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By Jim Gerhold
Christian Life Center 

Who was Babe Ruth?

 

Who was Babe Ruth?

George Herman Ruth Jr. was a troubled child who lacked parental supervision. George's problem became so rugged that his parents could not control him and he was in constant trouble. His parents, because of his discipline problems, enrolled him in Saint Mary's Industrial School for boys. It was there where he developed his vocational skills and a passion for baseball.

He was determined and very focused on learning how to play baseball. One day, Baltimore Orioles owner Jack Dunn connected with him and saw potential in this young man and gave him a shot at a contract to do...



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