Babe ruth, born on February 6, 1895 went on to set many records and become one of the first five men in the hall of fame. His real name is George Herman Ruth. He got the nickname "Babe" from jack dunn, his coach when he played for the Orioles.babe ruth was one of the games first greatest sluggers. he had lots of power so he was shifted to the outfield when he signed with the yankees. He played for 22 years. While he played he set many records. Some of his records are in pitching but mostly betting. His most famous record is 714 homeruns. Another one is 2214 RBI's. he also had 2062 walks. He was a really strong batter. He played for three teams, the Boston Braves, The Boston Red Sox, and The New York Yankees. He is so well known for his time with the Yankees.