George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Jr. was an American baseball player whose Major League career spanned 22 seasons and greatest fame came with the New York Yankees. He is considered as one of the greatest sports heroes in America culture and one of the first five inductees into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936 with many MLB batting (and some pitching) records such as home runs (714), etc.
Ruth began his MLB career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox.
Ruth married Helen Woodford in 1914 and adopted a daughter Dorothy in 1921 then seperated around 1925. he married the second wife actress and model Claire Merritt Hodgson in 1929 and adopted her daughter, Julia. He ended up with a relationship with teammate Lou Gehrig.