Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Babe Ruth, Knocked Out

Racing to make the catch, Babe Ruth slammed into a concrete wall and was knocked unconscious. He was already a national phenomenon, already the best-paid major league player there had ever been. As he lay unconscious on the field, the Yankees’ trainer, Doc Woods, rushed to him with a first-aid kit and poured icy water onto his face.

Publius Publicola Posted: May 17, 2014 at 09:12 PM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: history, yankees

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Forsch 10 From Navarone (Dayn)
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

Sox TherapyTen Moments That Won A Division
(10 - 1:02pm, Sep 29)
Last: Benji Gil Gamesh VII - The Opt-Out Awakens

NewsblogAnthony Rizzo and Ben Zobrist were forced to swap positions (and gloves) for a single play | MLB.com
(32 - 1:02pm, Sep 29)
Last: Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogUntitled — We all want the real Pitch, but...
(1 - 1:01pm, Sep 29)
Last: sotapop

NewsblogOTP 2016 Sep 26: A single for Donald Trump - He doesn’t have to hit a home run to send Hillary to the showers
(1302 - 1:00pm, Sep 29)
Last: Empathy, I Promise You (SBB)

NewsblogOT: NBA 2016-17 Preseason Thread
(26 - 12:44pm, Sep 29)
Last: King Mekong

NewsblogThe Other Weird Thing About the Home-Run Surge | FanGraphs Baseball
(12 - 12:41pm, Sep 29)
Last: Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 9-29-16
(6 - 12:32pm, Sep 29)
Last: There are no words... (Met Fan Charlie)

NewsblogSteven Matz To Undergo Surgery To Remove Bone Spur From Elbow
(17 - 12:29pm, Sep 29)
Last: There are no words... (Met Fan Charlie)

NewsblogWhite Sox will retain Robin Ventura if he wants to return: report - Chicago Tribune
(18 - 12:04pm, Sep 29)
Last: bunyon

Sox TherapyLooking Ahead - Playoff Roster
(33 - 11:33am, Sep 29)
Last: Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogTheo Epstein Agrees To 5-Year Extension With Cubs
(31 - 11:29am, Sep 29)
Last: Moses Taylor World Tour: Hong Kong

Gonfalon CubsFear, Worry, and Overthinking
(1 - 11:24am, Sep 29)
Last: Moses Taylor World Tour: Hong Kong

NewsblogOT: August 2016 Soccer Thread
(631 - 11:15am, Sep 29)
Last: Mefisto

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 9-29-2016
(4 - 11:02am, Sep 29)
Last: There are no words... (Met Fan Charlie)

NewsblogThe Golden Age of Baseball Writing
(11 - 10:59am, Sep 29)
Last: There are no words... (Met Fan Charlie)

Page rendered in 0.1085 seconds
45 querie(s) executed