The Real Reason the Red Sox Sold Babe Ruth
Written by Liz Banks   
Thursday, 28 July 2016

RuthThe Real Reason the Red Sox Sold Babe Ruth

An article by NY Post

When the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 on Oct. 27, 2004, giving them the World Series, the entire city of Boston felt like a weight had been lifted.

It had been 86 years since the team’s last Series win, in 1918, and no matter the confluence of circumstances that combine to make a team a winner or loser, many over the years blamed the drought on the Curse of the Bambino.

Throughout the 1910s, the Boston Red Sox were a superior ball club, winning four World Series, while the New York Yankees had yet to make the championship, much less win one.

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