Babe Ruth

George Herman Ruth Jr. was a famous American baseball player from Maryland. During his younger years, his parents sent him to St. Mary’s Industrial School for Boys due to his unruly behavior. The school provided a strict and regimented environment to which his parents believed would help shape George’s behavior. His parents' move was right because he did not just learn vocational skills but also developed a passion and love for sports baseball. Ever wonder where did he get the name Babe? It was when Jack Dunn, owner of Baltimore Orioles was invited to the school to watch George play baseball. The man was impressed by George's performance so he took him to the team. George was only 19 when he joined the Orioles, the youngest and the newest in the group, therefore he was called by other players as “Jack’s newest babe”.

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