Babe Ruth

Jan. 3, 1920: Red Sox sell Babe Ruth

Jan. 3, 1920: Red Sox sell Babe Ruth to Yankees.
Possibly the most famous deal in baseball history, as it gave Boston's Dan Shaughnessy millions of inches of column space for whining about why the Red Sox were cursed. The Red Sox sold The Babe to New York for $125,000. The Red Sox didn't win a title for 86 years. The Yankees won 26. Damn. Yankees. (Sept. 20, 1921) (Credit: AP)

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Babe Ruth is the most legendary and game-changing athlete in baseball history.

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