Babe Ruth, considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time, played for the New York Yankees during the 1920s and 1930s. Yogi Berra, also a revered player, joined the Yankees in the 1940s and became known for his exceptional catching skills and his humorous and often witty personality.
The "Babe greets Yogi" moment took place during the 1947 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers. Babe Ruth, who was suffering from cancer, had retired from baseball but made a special appearance at Yankee Stadium to greet his former teammates and fans.
As Babe Ruth made his way onto the field, he encountered Yogi Berra, a young and relatively unknown player at the time. Berra, recognizing the significance of the moment and respecting Ruth's legendary status, tipped his cap and greeted Ruth with a warm smile and a handshake.
The encounter symbolized the passing of the torch from one generation of baseball greatness to another. It showcased the mutual respect between two iconic players and demonstrated the enduring impact that Babe Ruth had on the game of baseball and those who followed in his footsteps.
The "Babe greets Yogi" moment has become an iconic image in baseball history, representing the connection between past and present, and the camaraderie among players. It serves as a reminder of the rich heritage of the sport and the profound influence of players like Babe Ruth on future generations of baseball stars.
This autographed image of Yogi Berra will come custom framed with an engraved plaque and certificate of authenticity.
Frame Dimensions: 19" x 22"