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Babe Ruth was born George Herman Ruth. Some of his nicknames while he was playing Baseball included The Bambino, The Sultan Of Swat, and The Babe, which is the origin of the name Babe Ruth. First called "Babe" by his teammates on the Baltimore Orioles, his first professional team because of his youth.

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Answer: George Herman Ruth Jr. got his nickname "Babe" or "Baby" by being so young on the Red Sox, or then the Red Stockings, so Ruth was so young they called him Babe.

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Babes real name was george Ruth, but when he joined the Yankees he had a baby, then a reporter called him Baby Ruth And that's how he got called Babe

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