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Wanna buy Babe Ruth’s Massachusetts farm?

Jul 12, 2013, 11:03 AM EST

Ruth farm

It has been renovated considerably since the Bambino lived in it, but I’m told that there are still caches of beer and hot dogs all over the property. From Realtor.com:

Before being sold to baseball’s so-called Evil Empire, the New York Yankees, Ruth spent five seasons with the Boston Red Sox in the early part of his career. During that time he lived in a green clapboard farmhouse aptly named Home Plate Farm. Located in Sudbury, MA, the historic property originally hit the market in 2012 for $1.65 million but has since relisted at $1.325 million.

Actually, there are supposedly burn marks on a wood floor that came from Ruth’s cigars. Which, no, wouldn’t inspire me to drop $1.325 million on the joint, but would make me consider crashing an open house.

  1. Glenn - Jul 12, 2013 at 11:24 AM

    Does it include Dan Shaughnessy in the attic rattling around and making ghost noises like some Scooby-Doo bad guy?

    • danrizzle - Jul 12, 2013 at 12:03 PM

      Hilarious.

    • turdfurgerson68 - Jul 12, 2013 at 12:16 PM

      If hecis up in the attic, there’s only one person to call…the local pest exterminator.

  2. specialkindofstupid - Jul 12, 2013 at 11:37 AM

    Intriguing, but no thanks. I’m waiting for Manny Ramirez’s tree house to hit the market.

  3. zeus1973 - Jul 12, 2013 at 12:00 PM

    ….

  4. jwbiii - Jul 12, 2013 at 12:54 PM

    Does it come with the piano?

    http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2010/07/11/sudbury_man_believes_hes_closer_to_a_piece_of_ruthian_history/

  5. 161andriver - Jul 12, 2013 at 1:36 PM

    I’ve never needed anything more in my life than I need this farm.

    • yahmule - Jul 12, 2013 at 1:45 PM

      Me, too. Anybody down for an HBT timeshare?

  6. xmatt0926x - Jul 12, 2013 at 1:43 PM

    Without digging too much into it, it doesn’t appear to be a bad price for the size of house and area. I may be wrong.

  7. Scott - Jul 12, 2013 at 2:04 PM

    Didn’t Curt Schilling live here for a while?

    • yahmule - Jul 12, 2013 at 2:58 PM

      Doubtful, but have them include delousing of the grounds and residence in the closing costs just in case.

  8. gloccamorra - Jul 12, 2013 at 10:21 PM

    It’s about 15-20 miles from Fenway Park. Not too bad a commute on the Boston Post Road. The “Mass. Pike” wasn’t built yet.

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