Dodgers History

Dodger Coach Babe Ruth

June 18, 1938 – Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth signs a contract to coach with the Brooklyn Dodgers. “The Babe” dons a Dodger uniform the next day, entertains observers with a batting demonstration and works the first-base coaching box. Ruth wore uniform No. 35 and the Dodger coaching position was the last job of Ruth’s baseball career.