Sunday, February 26, 2017

This Day in New York Yankees History 2/26: Yankees Release Babe Ruth


On this day in 1935 the Yankees granted Babe Ruth his unconditional release from the club to pursue a contract with another club. The aging superstar would go to play for the Braves after the 39 year old hit 659 home runs and batted .349 in his 15 seasons in New York.

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