On This Date 5/30/1935

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After one at-bat in the first game of a Memorial Day Doubleheader at the Baker Bowl against the Philadelphia Phillies, Babe Ruth playing with the Boston Braves, asks Bill McKechnie to take him out of the lineup. That groundout would be the final at-bat of Babe Ruth’s career as he retires after 21 seasons. Just five days earlier, Babe Ruth hit the last three home runs of his career, retiring with 714 dingers.

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