George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr: Baseball Star and Early Participant in a Cancer Clinical Trial

November 2008
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2008, Vol. 83 Issue 11, p1262
Academic Journal
The article offers information about George Herman Ruth who was considered as the greatest player of all time in baseball. In 1920 season, Ruth joined the New York Yankees where he hit 54 home runs which placed him set him a record stood for 81 years. In 1947, he participated in one of the very first clinical trails of an anticancer drug Teropterin which was a precursor of methotrexate and was honored philatelically by different countries.


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