On June 10, 1921, Babe Ruth of the New York Yankees jacked his 120th career home run while facing Indians pitcher Jim Bagby. With this homer, Ruth became baseball’s all-time career home run leader — a position he would hold until 1974, when Hank Aaron hit his 715th round tripper.
3 thoughts on “This day in baseball: The home run king takes his throne”
There was always something about his name. If someone said it in school, it felt like more of a sin than taking the lord’s name in vain.
Like the kids from ‘The Sandlot’ finding it hard to believe that Smalls was oblivious to the guy. “THE GREAT BAMBINO!!!”
I’m glad you mentioned that. It’s time to watch that movie again and download it and save it on my PS3.