On May 25, 1935, At Forbes Field, Babe Ruth hits the final three home runs – numbers 712, 713 and 714 – of his brilliant career. Ruth, wrapping up his playing days with the Boston Braves, connects three times and adds a double in an 11-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Ruth’s 714th homerun was hit clear out of Forbes Field, this was the first ball hit out of Forbes. Ruth will retire 8 days later. Ruth’s total of 714 career home runs will stand as the major league record until surpassed by Hank Aaron in 1974.