Fayetteville, North Carolina: Marker: Babe Ruth's First Home Run

George Herman "Babe" Ruth hit his first professional home run on this spot on March 7, 1914.
Address:
563 Gillespie St., Fayetteville, NC
Directions:
Hwy 87/MLK Fwy exit 103. Drive north on Gillespie St. The marker will be on the left, next to the flagpole, just north of Gillespie St.'s intersection with Southern Ave.
Admission:
Free
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Babe Ruth historical marker.

Fayetteville, North Carolina -
Babe Ruth's First Home Run:

Babe Ruth hit his first professional home run here in March of 1914 and acquired the nickname "Babe."

[09/12/2016] Complete Story...

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Historical marker.

Marker: Babe Ruth's First Home Run

Interesting, I live near Fayetteville, and never noticed the Home Run sign until getting the Roadside America App.

[Carmin Russ, 07/24/2019]

Babe Ruth historical marker.

Marker: Babe Ruth's First Home Run

Although it's just the historical marker, and there are businesses around, it was still very interesting just to be in that spot!

[SalenaW, 08/14/2017]
Marker: Babe Ruth's First Home Run

Across the street from 563 Gillespie St. If you see the cook-out sign and church you went too far.

[Patventrick, 01/14/2017]

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In the region:
South Of The Border, Dillon, SC - 45 mi.

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