The Great Bambino. George Herman Ruth would retire a legend to the sport of baseball, so much so that one could argue that he was the most important player to ever play the game.
Before he was a New York Yankee, he was a member of the Boston Red Sox. Before he was the most iconic slugger in the history of Major League Baseball, he was a pitcher.
And on June 23, 1917 he brought new meaning to the Sultan of Swat.