154 a season
He had 8 more regular season games to hit 61 or a total of 162, Ruth hit 60 in 154 games which was the regular season in 1927.
21, 4 with the Boston Red Sox, 15 with the New York Yankees, and 1 with the Boston Braves
In the 1961 regular season, Roger Maris hit 61 home runs. Babe Ruth's best total was 60 home runs in the 1927 season. Some point out that, in 1927, only 154 games were played, while in 1961, 162 games were played.
No. Post season home runs do not count in regular season records. Babe Ruth had 714 career home runs, and 15 World Series home runs second all time to Mickey Mantle with 18.
Started as a pitcher but played outfield mOst of his career
Babe Ruth played in 10 World Series: 1915, 1916, and 1918 for the Boston Red Sox. 1921, 1922, 1923, 1926, 1927, 1928, and 1932 for the New York Yankees. He won all 3 with the Red Sox and 4 of 7 with the Yankees.
He hit 60. Ruth played in about 20 fewer games than Maris, so Ruth would of had around 65 if he would of played a 162 game schedule.
Hank Aaron played in 3,213 major league games, while Babe Ruth played in 2,503 major league games.
Babe Ruth ended his career in the 1935 season with the Boston Braves of the National League. He played 28 games with the Braves and hit .181 with 6 HRs and 12 RBIs.
As of 9/28/10, no, but there is one player still alive that played against him ... Phil Cavarretta was a member of the 1935 Chicago Cubs that played against Ruth when he was with the Boston Braves. 1935 was Cavarretta's rookie season and Ruth's final season.
Babe Ruth won 94 regular season games (and 3 World Series games) as a pitcher and hit 714 home runs.