100 years ago, Boston welcomed Babe Ruth ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page library of congress Babe Ruth played for Boston from 1914-1919, before he was sold in the off-season to the Yankees. Library of Congress Ruth carrying firewood back to his cabin on the shores of Willis Pond in Sudbury. christopher klein for the boston globe Babe Ruth Drive in Sudbury, where Ruth once owned 155 acres of farmland. christopher klein for the boston globe Cranmore Mountain Lodge in North Conway, N.H.,, was a favorite place for Ruth to visit in New England. christopher klein for the boston globe The parlor much as it might have looked back when Ruth stayed.