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
dirk
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogChicago Cubs Kris Bryant and the service-time game | FOX Sports
(25 - 7:40pm, Mar 28)
Last: greenback votes nefariously

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - March 2015
(1387 - 7:34pm, Mar 28)
Last: nick swisher hygiene

NewsblogSadly, We've Lost Another Primate
(36 - 7:28pm, Mar 28)
Last: The Fallen Reputation of Billy Jo Robidoux

NewsblogNY Post: Sherman: Commish, Boras And Cubs: Shut Up About Hopeless Phenom Debate
(8 - 7:18pm, Mar 28)
Last: cercopithecus aethiops

NewsblogJason Heyward’s Ability Seems Boundless. Soon, So May His Contract.
(41 - 7:05pm, Mar 28)
Last: DA Baracus

NewsblogAstros to introduce drool-inducing Chicken & Waffle Cone
(12 - 6:42pm, Mar 28)
Last: Infinite Joost (Voxter)

NewsblogBBTF 2015 Shooty Memorial Softball Meet-up!
(24 - 6:08pm, Mar 28)
Last: Hysterical & Useless

Jim's Lab NotesRecent Updates and Turning off Advertisements
(55 - 5:50pm, Mar 28)
Last: Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogThe Dome: 15 years ago Seattle blew up a giant, concrete eyesore full of memories.
(26 - 5:41pm, Mar 28)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogOT: Soccer March 2015
(445 - 5:31pm, Mar 28)
Last: AuntBea

NewsblogOTP - March 2015: You’re out, tobacco: Bill would ban products at all California baseball venues
(3589 - 4:40pm, Mar 28)
Last: Swoboda is freedom

NewsblogBoras: Cubs using business, not baseball, if Bryant stays in minors - CBSSports.com
(209 - 4:40pm, Mar 28)
Last: McCoy

NewsblogGrantland: 2015 AL East Preview
(45 - 4:37pm, Mar 28)
Last: Ziggy

NewsblogJonathan Lucroy's bat is literally on fire
(5 - 4:11pm, Mar 28)
Last: Steve Parris, Je t'aime

NewsblogSoftball Game 2015
(26 - 3:42pm, Mar 28)
Last: Rickey! is just here so he don't get fined

Page rendered in 0.1402 seconds
46 querie(s) executed