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Thursday, October 28, 2004


CURSE OF THE BAMBINO: 1920-2004 


I guess it's time to admit that the Curse of the Babe is over. Oh, well



This is the 1918 team photo of the Boston Red Sox. Locals questioned their guts because they were on a baseball field instead of a battlefield. Fans soured on them after their demands for more money held up a World Series game. And when the 1918 Boston Red Sox finally won the title, the feat was greeted with little more than mild enthusiasm. (AP Photo courtesy National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, NY)
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Babe Ruth's career statistics

Pitching
163 G, 94-46, 107 CG, 1221.3 IP, 488 K, 2.28 ERA

Hitting
2503 G, 2873 H, 2213 RBI, 714 HR, .342 AVG












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