Babe Ruth Net Worth
Babe Ruth net worth: Babe Ruth was an American professional baseball player who had a net worth of $800 thousand at the time of his death. That's the same as around $8.5 million after adjusting for inflation. Babe Ruth was born in Baltimore, Maryland in February 1895 and passed away in August 1948. He was an outfielder and pitcher who batted and threw left handed. Ruth made his Major League Baseball debut for the Boston Red Sox in 1914 and played for Boston until 1919. He played for the New York Yankees from 1920 to 1934 and for the Boston Braves in 1935. Ruth won seven World Series championships with the Red Sox and Yankees. He was a two time All-Star and a 12 time American League home run champion. Ruth won the AL MVP in 1923 and the AL batting championship in 1924. He was a six time AL RBI champion and the AL ERA champion in 1916. Ruth's #3 was retired by the New York Yankees and was a part of the inaugural class of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936. Ruth has been named Baseball's Greatest Player by The Sporting News and the #1 North American Athlete of the 20th Century by ESPN SportsCentury. Babe Ruth passed away on August 16, 1948 at age 53.
Babe Ruth Salary Highlights: At his peak, in the year 1927, Babe Ruth's salary was $70,000. He earned another $90,000 from endorsements. All told he earned the same as around $2.4 million after adjusting for inflation.
|Net Worth:||$800 Thousand|
|Date of Birth:||Feb 6, 1895 - Aug 16, 1948 (53 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Profession:||Baseball player, Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|