Obituary: Julia Ruth Stevens (1916-2019)

R.I.P. to Julia Ruth Stevens, the last surviving child of Babe Ruth, author, and a spokesman for her father's legacy. She died on March 9 at the age of 102. Stevens was born on July 7, 1916 in Athens, Ga. Her parents, Claire and Frank Hodgson, divorced when she was young, and she moved to … Continue reading Obituary: Julia Ruth Stevens (1916-2019)

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Baseball History: That time Lou Gehrig put Babe Ruth in the hospital

So occasionally while I'm researching one thing, I'll come across a completely different thing that's just as interesting as the thing I was researching in the first place. Got that? I stumbled across this photo in the Oshkosh Northwestern, dated July 20, 1934 while researching my next couple of grave stories. Babe Ruth and Lou … Continue reading Baseball History: That time Lou Gehrig put Babe Ruth in the hospital