Curse of the Bambino
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Curse of the Bambino
By 1920, the Boston Red Sox had won five or the 15 World Series. Its star player that year was a young triple-threat man and home-run impresario named George Herman "Babe" Ruth. One would naturally assume that the Sox would want to hold on to this valuable property at all cost -- and one would be wrong. Faced with enormous debts after backing a failed Broadway musical, team owner Harry Frazee was in desperate need of quick money. His solution: to trade the Babe to the New York Yankees. Ever since that dreaded day, the Red Sox have endured nothing but headaches, heartbreaks, and not… More