Monday, June 2, 2014

This Day In New York Yankees History 6/2

On this day in 1935 the Boston Braves outfielder Babe Ruth finally announces his retirement from Major League Baseball. The 40 year old former Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees slugger wanted to retire three weeks prior to this announcement but was persuaded to stick it out by Braves owner Emil Fuchs. His reasoning was that Boston hadn't played in every National League park yet, whatever that has to do with anything.

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Sorry for the Capatcha... Blame the Russians :)