On August 29, 1925 — After a night on the town, Babe Ruth shows up late for batting practice. Miller Huggins suspends Ruth and slaps a $5,000 fine on him for disobeying orders on the field and team rules off the field. In the showdown between the Bambino and the tiny manager, Jake Ruppert backs up his manager. Ruth is forced to apologize before he’s reinstated nine days later. The day after his return to the lineup, Ruth will hit home run number 300.


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Sources:
Baseball Reference August 29
National Pastime August 29
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
Replay The Game