Don Richard Ashburn
Born: March 19, 1927, Tilden, Nebraska
Died: September 9, 1997, New York, New York
Philadelphia Phillies (1948-1959), Chicago Cubs (1960-1961), New York Mets (1962)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1995
This Day in Baseball History
On May 25, 1935, Babe Ruth hit the final three home runs of his brilliant career. Ruth, wrapping up his playing days with the Boston Braves, connected three times for homers #712, #713 and #714. The Babe also added a double in an 11-7 loss to the Pirates.