August 24, 1998 | William Nack
In the late summer of 1927, Babe Ruth, who died 50 years ago this week, went on a historic home run-hitting spree to set the record that would seal his immortality
July 20, 1998 | John Walters
April 27, 1998 | Tim Crothers
Like his idol, Babe Ruth, David Wells is a portly portsider who plays for the Yankees and has a taste for the occasional beer. Also there's the much-publicized fact that Wells paid $35,000 for Ruth memorabilia,...
August 18, 1997 | Scott Ostler
The Babe and Elvis died on the same date—and the eerie parallels only begin there
February 10, 1997 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
Feb. 6 marks 102 years since the birth of George Herman Ruth, who spent his bambino years in Baltimore before becoming the greatest ballplayer of all time.