The King Of Swing, The Sultan Of Swat, The Great BAM-bino are just some of the names by which we know the legendary baseball player, Babe Ruth. Most consider him the greatest baseball player to have ever lived, and most people remember him from his New York Yankees days. But July 11, 1914, was the first day Babe Ruth officially hit the Major Leagues and it was with the Boston Red Sox ... as a pitcher!