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Number 3 Babe Ruth

 
 
Number 3 Babe Ruth Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Erik Lander, September 3, 2007
1. Number 3 Babe Ruth Marker
Inscription.  Uniform number retired: 1948
From 1920 - 1934, The Babe singlehandedly lifted baseball to new heights with his unlimited talent and unbridled love for the game. His enormous contribution to baseball and The Yankees made him the most celebrated athlete who ever lived.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1948.
 
Location. 40° 49.783′ N, 73° 55.568′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is on River Avenue near 161st Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Vincent McCarthy (here, next to this marker); Philip Francis Rizzuto (here, next to this marker); Charles Herbert "Red" Ruffing (here, next to this marker); Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra (here, next to this marker); Thurman Munson (here, next to this marker); Ron Guidry (here, next to this marker); Miller James Huggins (here, next to this marker); Vernon "Lefty" Gomez (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
 
More about this marker. Located in Monument Park in Yankees Stadium
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 428 times since then and 15 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 22, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 27, 2022