George Herman 'Babe' Ruth Jr. was an American baseball player with a career span of 22 seasons. Born on 6th February 1895, his career in baseball began in 1914 and extended up to 1935. Commonly called as Babe Ruth, he was tagged with various nicknames like The Bambino and "The Sultan of Swat". Ruth began his career as a stellar left handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox and went on to be a part of the New York Yankees. He gained recognition and fame as a outfielder for the Yankees. Ruth still holds the record for his slugging percentage at 0.690 and one base plus slugging at 1.164. Ruth broke the Major League single home suns record in 1919. This legendary player won Yankees various championships, however succumbed to Cancer and died in 1948.