∙In 1920, Babe Ruth hit a record-breaking 54 home runs. This was more than every other team in the league… combined!

∙In 1963, major league baseball pitcher Gaylord Perry remarked, “They’ll put a man on the moon before I hit a home run.” On July 20, 1969, an hour after Neil Armstrong set foot on the surface of the moon, Perry hit is first, and only, home run while playing for the San Francisco Giants

∙The average lifespan of a major league baseball is 7 pitches

∙All major league baseball umpires must wear black underwear while on the job in case their pants split.

∙Babe Ruth would occasionally wear a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep his head cool. He changed it every two innings