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Dizzy Dean Blasts Babe Ruth

Published by on May 31, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

On February 26, 1935, Babe Ruth returned to Boston. Baseball's greatest player signed with the Braves, hoping to play for, and eventually manage, Boston's other team.


The Release

It was a dark, cold, rainy day when Yankees' owner Colonel Jacob Ruppert, Braves' owner Judge Emil Fuchs, and Babe Ruth met before a contingent of reporters at the Colonel's brewery.

After exchanging formalities, Colonel Ruppert handed Babe a brief document.

February 26, 1935,

Mr. George H. Ruth:

You are hereby notified as follows:
That you are hereby unconditionally released,

Signed,
Jacob Ruppert, President


Colonel Ruppert was Not Making a Cent

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