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    Babe Ruth and George Bush - On January 29, 1936, the Baseball Hall of Fame elected its first members. Among the five men was Babe Ruth, seen in this photograph taken in 1946, donating the manuscript of his autobiography to Yale. The young man in uniform is the captain of the Yale baseball team and a future President. George H. W. Bush was an older college student—he had delayed going to college and joined the Navy after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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George H.W. Bush, captain of the Yale baseball team, receives the manuscript of Babe Ruth's autobiography that Ruth was donating to Yale's library in 1948.

Babe Ruth and George Bush - On January 29, 1936, the Baseball Hall of Fame elected its first members. Among the five men was Babe Ruth, seen in this photograph taken in 1948, donating the manuscript of his autobiography to Yale. The young man in uniform is the captain of the Yale baseball team and a future President. George H. W. Bush was an older college student—he had delayed going to college and joined the Navy after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Babe Ruth, 1921 “The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.”

Babe Ruth painting by Arthur K. Miller

Babe Ruth with Yale University baseball star George H.W. Bush, 1948

Before they were Presidents: George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush sporting Yale sweaters.

  • cris tina

    unfortunately even an Ivy League University did nothing to improve Bush Jr.'s speech and spelling!

King of Swat, edited by Father Ted. A Biography of Babe Ruth | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Babe Ruth you can't pin baseball with out this man. and for me he was a man of interest and alway will be.

Hello Mr President! George H.W. Bush's Baseball photo from his time at Yale. #president #firstbase

Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig-yeah it doent get ny better than them whe it comes to baseball