Treasure Island

Ima Ryma


Babe


George Herman Ruth, best known as 'Babe.'
The Baltimore Orioles got
Him first, gave him that labe,
Then common for a baseball tot.
'Sultan of Swat' and 'Bambino, '
Other nicknames that Babe got called.
Went to the Boston Red Sox, so
For five years he super baseballed.
Then to the New York Yankees sold.
Money was now name of the game.
Babe's baseball history got told,
And still today the Babe finds fame.

In sports, think of the nicknames all,
None bigger than 'Babe' of baseball.

Submitted: Monday, November 11, 2013
Edited: Monday, November 11, 2013

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