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The Babe
"...I am a big fan of baseball, and this Babe Ruth bio is more than a little weak, both..."

April 24, 1992 Movie Review by Nick Barbaro

Everyone's Hero
Everyone's Hero displays its heart firmly on its sleeve as the pedestrian animation celebrates the pursuit of one's dreams.
"...named Yankee Irving (Austin) uncovers a plot to steal Babe Ruth's lucky bat before the 1932 World Series. With..."

Sept. 22, 2006 Movie Review by Brian Clark

June Events
"..."One day during the New York Yankees' 1930 season, Babe Ruth arrived at the ballpark with bloodshot eyes after..."

June 4, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

Day Trips
The Babe Zaharias Museum is a tribute to one of the greatest female athletes of all time, Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias
"...Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias was Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, and Lance..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Cod, Beatles, Bush and Babe, etc.
" captain, George Herbert Walker Bush got to meet Babe Ruth. Two months before he passed away in 1948,..."

June 12, 2009 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

After a Fashion
Pills in the hand are worth a mouthful of Bush and some Texas Film Hall of Fame teasers are the tip of this week's dish iceberg.
"...and Michael Skakel (dare I add the boozy Bush babes?). It seemed almost tacky to delve into all that..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Coach's Corner
To hell with the critics! Remember the Titans is a great sports movie -- the best since Rocky.
"...The Pride of the Yankees or the maudlin The Babe Ruth Story (1948) as the best sports movies ever..."

Nov. 10, 2000 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Day Trips
Texas Museum of Automotive History at Fair Park in Dallas takes visitors on a journey through 100 years of heavy metal
" the park home. With a lineup that includes Babe Ruth's custom 1948 Lincoln Continental, a jet-engine-powered dragster, and..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg
"...“wrists the size of most people's forearms,” missed tying Babe Ruth's home-run record by a crushing two runs, was..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Esther's All-Stars
"...If Yankee Stadium is "the house that Ruth built," then Esther's Pool must be "the funhouse that..."

July 30, 1999 Arts Feature by J. C. Shakespeare

Coach's Corner
"...Babe Ruth's 60 homers, in a 154-game season, has never..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

"...1938 season, Greenberg came within two home runs of Babe Ruth's then-record) captured the fancy of director-fan Aviva Kempner...."

March 19, 1999 Screens Feature

Coach's Corner
" rooting from his hospital bed, like in The Babe Ruth Story where choirboys sing "Take Me Out to..."

Oct. 25, 1996 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Eating feces, rubbing humps, and much more
"...During the 1927 season, Babe Ruth routinely rubbed the back of the Yankees' bat..."

July 10, 2009 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

'Baseball Films From the Silent Era' and 'Not Just the Best of the Larry Sanders Show'
The old, weird America and the old, weird comedian
"...easy movements; laughing; lucky. Cut to a slim, grinning Babe Ruth in the dugout, awaiting his moment as an..."

March 30, 2007 Screens Review by Shawn Badgley

A Man and a Half
Hanging with music industry legend Jerry Wexler
"...Brooklyn during the Depression, and getting an education watching Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and Mel Ott hit long balls;..."

Dec. 1, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Music Greats Overlooked
"'s Hall of Fame inducted Sammy Sosa prior to Babe Ruth. Don't let those I've listed and so many..."

Jan. 22, 1999 Column

Top 10 Austin Breweries of 2018
Power ranking the local leaders in craft beer
"...Electric Jellyfish IPA and Nomura double IPA acting as Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in Lamar's Murderers' Row, it's..."

March 16, 2018 Food Feature by Eric Puga

Chronicle Recommends: Baseball Films
Four picks step up to bat for your attention
"...his life. When an accidental homer lands his pop’s Babe Ruth-autographed ball in the lair of the Cujo-esque beast..."

April 14, 2017 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

World Series Soundtrack 111
Songs that are played at the boiling point and winning moments
"...owner David Glass likens Murphy, 30, to a “reincarnated Babe Ruth.”..."

Oct. 27, 2015 Music Post by William Harries Graham

James Taylor Pleases All at ACL Taping
The elder statesman of Americana makes a comeback
"...World Series to break “the curse of the Bambino, Babe Ruth.”..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Another Fastball for Hank Aaron
Legendary slugger hits Austin, revisits 80 years of accomplishments
" the early 1970s as he closed in on Babe Ruth’s long-held home run record; and waxed rather frankly..."

Jan. 23, 2015 Sports Post by Chase Hoffberger

'The Voice in My Head': Hit and Run
Are race car drivers athletes?
"...sports, and I’m not buying it. Michael Jordan: athlete. Babe Ruth: fat athlete who did the hardest thing in..."

Jan. 28, 2013 Sports Post by Russ Espinoza

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...Babe Ruth once lived in Itzhak Perlman's apartment...."

Oct. 12, 2012 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Sir Isaac Newton, krummhorn, celery, and more to chew on
"...Orson Welles was born on the same day Babe Ruth hit his first home run: May 6, 1915...."

July 8, 2011 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

From the Watergate Break-in to a Broken News Media
Key players in All the President's Men reflect on what 35 years have wrought
"...No. 2 pencil wanted to be the next crusading truth-seeker. What we ended up with was Geraldo Rivera. But..."

April 15, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Gender Studies
Kino goes back to the classroom with How to Be a Man and How to Be a Woman
"...her slip showing, and a sweater big enough for Babe Ruth."..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Joe DiMaggio's Italian Chophouse
Joe DiMaggio's Italian Chophouse has perfectly made drinks, a solid selection of fish and steak, as well as an ambiance that suggests Joe and Marilyn are nuzzling in the next booth
"...the man that bridged the Yankees' baseball dynasty between Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and Mickey Mantle. Everyone in the..."

June 27, 2008 Food Review by Wes Marshall

Playing Through
Tiger Woods is to golf what Shakespeare is to theatre
"...when Shakespeare was staging his plays. You never saw Babe Ruth hit a baseball or heard Enrico Caruso sing..."

April 11, 2008 Column by Thomas Hackett

Reputation. Image. Perception.
"...“reputation.” Stark on McGwire, “Once, he was compared to Babe Ruth,” Stark says. “Thursday, he was compared to Enron.”..."

Feb. 7, 2008 Sports Post by Christopher Bond

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