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Shohei Ohtani Passes Babe Ruth in Pitching Strikeouts

Since Shohei Ohtani made his major league debut in 2018, the comparisons to Babe Ruth have been unrelenting. On Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Angels two-way pitcher/designated hitter passed The Babe—at least in the eyes of Major League Baseball. Ohtani’s strikeout of Houston’s Jeremy Pena in the second inning at Anaheim, California, was the Japanese…


Ohtani Homers 100 Years After Babe, Leads Angels Over Yanks

NEW YORK—Shohei Ohtani followed Babe Ruth’s example and homered on the 100th anniversary of the original Yankee Stadium. When the two-way star finished circling the bases and reached the Los Angeles Angels dugout, he was met by Brett Phillips, who placed a kabuto helmet on his head, modeled on one used by ancient Japanese warriors.L…


The Years of The Babe: How 2 of Today’s Best Players Have Brought Babe Ruth Back to Life

On a July day in 1914, George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr. took the mound for the Boston Red Sox to pitch seven innings in a 4–3 win over the Cleveland Indians. No one knew it yet, but the 19-year-old left-hander would become the greatest hitter in the history of baseball. Before Ruth began his torrent…