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Babe Ruth, 1926

Babe Ruth, 1926

Babe Ruth in his prime is shown with two familiar Toledo sports figures- Frank Gilhooley, Sr., and his son, Frank, Jr., then 2. This photo was made after the 1926 baseball season the year before Ruth hit his record 60 home runs, at an exhibition game in Lima,OH. Ruth then was with the Yankees and the late Mr. Gilhooley was with Buffalo. They were roommates when with the Boston Red Sox in 1919. The younger Mr. Gilhooley is a former Central Catholic High School and Notre Dame athlete. Toledo Blade file photo dated Oct. 1, 1961

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