Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Babe's Longest Homer
Erected by The Tampa Historical Society in cooperation with The Italian-American Golf Association, Inc.
Location. 27° 56.811′ N, 82° 27.937′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on West North B Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located on the University of Tampa campus, in front of John Sykes College of Business between Poe Parkway and North Brevard Street. Marker is in this post office area: Tampa FL 33606, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Schoolhouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tampa Bay Hotel, 1891 (about 500 feet away); United Spanish War Veterans (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Tampa Bay Hotel (about 600 feet away); De Soto (about 700 feet away); Fort Brooke Battery (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Tampa Bay Hotel (about 800 feet away); The Spanish Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tampa.
Also see . . . George Herman Ruth, Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948), best known as "Babe" Ruth ... "the Bambino" and "the Sultan of Swat" Ruth originally broke into the major leagues with the Boston Red Sox as a starting pitcher, but after he was sold to the New York Yankees in 1919, ... After moving to the Yankees, Ruth's transition from a pitcher to a power-hitting outfielder became complete. In his fifteen year Yankee career, consisting of over 2,000 games, Ruth re-wrote the record books in terms of his hitting achievements, while making only five widely-scattered token appearances on the mound, winning all of them....
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