Babe Ruth honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom-2018

Babe Ruth honoured with Presidential Medal of Freedom-2018

President Donald Trump honored Babe Ruth with Presidential Medal of Honor in Nov 2018. The Presidential Medal of Honor is an award bestowed by President of the United States and is – along with Congressional Gold Medal- the highest civilian award of the United States.

Babe Ruth was awarded this honor in Nov 2018 posthumously.

George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr (06 Feb 1895 – 16 Aug 1948) was a Professional Baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) lasted 22 seasons (1914-1935). He was nicknamed “Bambino” and “Sultan of Swat” who began his MLB career as a left-handed pitcher for Boston Red Sox but achieved his greatest fame as a outfielder for New York Yankees . He was inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936 and was one  of its “first five” inaugural member.

United States issued a stamp on Babe Ruth on 06 Jul 1983.

USA BABE RUTH BASEBALL
STAMP ON BABE RUTH – PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL PLAYER – USA -1983
USA PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL
USA PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL 1869-1969

100 All Century Team – Legends of Baseball – Stamps of USA

Major League Baseball All Century Team – Legends of Baseball – Special Covers 2000-Part II

In 1999 the Major League Baseball All Century Baseball Team was chosen by popular votes of Fans. A Panel of experts first compiled a list of 100 greatest Major League  players from the past Century. Over two million fans voted.

The panel named a thirty member team after vote account and nominations.

US Postal Service issued a set of 20 stamps on Legends of Baseball  on 06 Jul 2000. Special covers on 10 Legends who feature in nominations for All century team are listed.

Lou Gehrig – Ist Base

Dizzy Dean – Pitcher

Jimmie Fox – Ist Base

Satchel Paige – Pitcher

Lefty Grove – Pitcher

 

LEGENDS OF BASEBALL -LOU GEHRIG
LOU GEHRIG -IST BASE – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS OF BASEBALL -DIZZY DEAN
DIZZY DEAN – PITCHER – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS OF BASEBALL -JIMMIE FOXX
JIMMIE FOXX -IST BASE – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS OF BASEBALL -SATCHEL PAIGE
SATCHEL PAIGE -PITCHER – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS  OF BASEBALL LEFTY GROVE
LEFTY GROVE -PITCHER – Nominated in 100 All Century Team

 

Major League Baseball All Century Team – Legends of Baseball – Special Covers 2000

Major League Baseball All Century Team – Legends of Baseball – Special Covers 2000

In 1999 the Major League Baseball All Century Baseball Team was chosen by popular votes of Fans. A Panel of experts first compiled a list of 100 greatest Major League  players from the past Century. Over two million fans voted.

The panel named a thirty member team after vote account and nominations.

US Postal Service issued a set of 20 stamps on Legends of Baseball  on 06 Jul 2000. A special cover on 10 Legends who feature in nominations for All century team are listed.

Tris Speaker -Outfield

Honus Wagner -shortstop

Pie Traynor – Third Base

Josh Gibson -Catcher

C Y Young – Pitcher

 

 

LEGENDS of BASEBALL -TRIS SPEAKER
TRIS SPEAKER -Outfield – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS of BASEBALL -HONUS WAGNER
HONUS WAGNER- Shortstop – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS OF BASEBALL PIE TRAYNOR
PIE TRAYNOR -Third Base – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS OF BASEBALL -JOSH GIBSON
JOSH GIBSON – Catcher – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS BB5
C Y Young – Pitcher – Nominated in 100 All Century Team

Stamps on Balls – USA – June 2017

Stamps on Balls – USA – June 2017.

The World Cup Football is in full swing and a large number of Countries are issuing stamps on Football. USA issues a set of eight stamps on different Ball Games.The Issue “Have a Ball” featured stamps on Football,Volleyball ,Soccer,Golf ,Baseball,Basketball, Tennis & Kickball. A sheetlet containing 16 FOREVER stamps is listed

 

 

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