Babe Ruth (1895 - 1948) was a baseball all-star known for the third highest amount of home runs in their lifetime. He had 714 total home runs, a then record. He has played with the the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees, and the Atlanta Braves. Due to his influence, baseball became far more popular during the 1920's. There is even an entire league named after him. The postal service has issued a 32 cent stamp with Ruth on it. He has often been attributed as the origin of the term "Home Run King".