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Attention football fans: Event in Atlanta to honor military's gridiron might

...Grantland Rice during the 1920s. Hence, she had the opportunity to meet the great figures in the sporting world, including Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Jack Dempsey, Bill Tilden and Bobby Jones. She had many stories to tell about those exciting years travelling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-10/attention-footba
Famed Tech football at auction

...a man named Bill Schroeder. His collection reportedly included boxing gloves worn by Jack Dempsey, a uniform worn by Babe Ruth and a bat used by Ty Cobb. When the museum moved locations in the early 1980s, boxes of items went into storage, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/georgia-tech/2014-08-06/famed-tech-football-
Frank Thomas thrilled to go into hall of fame

...just content getting singles and getting on base and letting the other guys drive me in."Just as impressive: Thomas, Babe Ruth, Mel Ott, and Ted Williams, are the only players in major league history to retire with a career batting average of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/frank-thomas-thrilled-go
New York Yankees Derek Jeter turns small part of attention to business

...anything that's out there. It has to mean something."As he's climbed the lists of Yankees career leaders, alongside Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle, Jeter has struck deals with national brands such as Gatorade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-21/new-york-yankees-derek-j
Yankees honor Tino Martinez with plaque in Monument Park

...Martinez's plaque becomes the 27th located in the elegant area behind the center-field fence at Yankee Stadium, along with Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle and late owner George Steinbrenner.Martinez helped the Yankees win four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-21/yankees-honor-tino-marti
Tobacco: Baseball's dangerous tradition

...pictured in uniform chewing tobacco, year after year.Baseball has been plagued by the smokeless stuff since well before Babe Ruth's time. The Babe himself, a smokeless tobacco user, died of throat cancer at age 53.So it wasn't all that surprising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-19/tobacco-baseballs-danger
Iowa baseball star Bob Feller's hometown museum struggles to stay afloat

...near a major or minor-league stadium, such as Ted Williams' Museum and Hitter Hall of Fame in St. Petersburg and the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum near Camden Yards in Baltimore. Most of the other facilities honoring baseball are in close proximity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-26/iowa-baseball-star-bobf-
Frank Thomas still in awe of Hall of Fame selection

...toured the Hall of Fame on Monday as part of his pre-induction indoctrination and was beaming after wielding one of Babe Ruth's bats and seeing the impressive collection of artifacts stored away."Babe was a smart hitter, and I see why...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-03/frank-thomas-still-awe-h
Ramblin' Rhodes: When in Augusta, baseball great Ty Cobb also loved golf

...Ten years later in 1941, golf promoter Fred Corcoran (business agent for Ted Williams and Sam Snead) talked Cobb and Babe Ruth into playing three golf games in three cities to benefit the British War Relief effort and the United Service Organizations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-08/ramblin-rhodes-when-a
Atlanta Braves honor Hank Aaron with pregame ceremony to open home schedule

...Every ounce of my ability to play the game, I tried to play to make you, the fans, appreciate me more."Aaron passed Babe Ruth's record April 8, 1974, homering off Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Al Downing.As part of Tuesday's ceremony...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-08/atlanta-braves-honor-han