Archive for January 2012

Part 3 of MLBTV Interview of “Josh and The Babe”

Part 3 of MLBTV Interview of “Josh and The Babe” This is part 3 of a 3 part series in an interview with Brent Stevens and Sean Gibson, great grandsons of Babe Ruth and Josh Gibson. In this part of the interview, the great grandsons share stories […]

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Ruth and the MVP Award

Ruth and the MVP Award A recent visitor to BabeRuthCentral sent us the following question: “I was discussing Barry Bonds with some friends and they mentioned that he has won 7 MVP’s. This caused me to look up the MVP winners list and I noticed that Babe […]

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Julia Ruth Stevens helps unveil a plaque commemorating Babe’s visit to Johnny Sylvester

Julia Ruth Stevens helps unveil a plaque commemorating Babe’s visit to Johnny Sylvester in 1926 On June 22nd of 2008, Babe’s daughter, Julia, who was 92, participated in a ceremony to unveil a plaque at the site of Johnny Sylvester’s home (if you don’t know the story […]

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Julia Ruth Stevens and author Charlie Poekel talk about the book “Babe and The Kid”

Julia Ruth Stevens and author Charlie Poekel talk about the book “Babe and The Kid” and the story of Babe and sick “Little Johnny” Charlie Poekel, author of Babe & the Kid: The Legendary Story of Babe Ruth and Johnny Sylvester, and Julia Ruth Stevens, daughter of […]

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Babe’s Daughter Throws Last Pitch

Babe’s Daughter Throws Last Pitch On September 21, 2008, Yankee fans experienced their last game in the “The House That Ruth Built.” The final home game for the Yankees included a pre-game ceremony that celebrated the history of the great stadium with a focus on many of […]

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“Josh and The Babe” visit 2008 Civil Rights Game in Memphis

“Josh and The Babe” visit 2008 Civil Rights Game in Memphis Watch this news clip of Sean Gibson (great grandson of Negro League Home Run King Josh Gibson) and Brent Stevens (great grandson of Babe Ruth) at the 2008 Civil Rights Game. Sean and Brent talk about […]

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Part 2 of MLBTV Interview of “Josh and The Babe”

Part 2 of MLBTV Interview of “Josh and The Babe” This is part 2 of a 3 part series in an interview with Brent Stevens and Sean Gibson, great grandsons of Babe Ruth and Josh Gibson. In this part of the interview, the great grandsons share stories […]

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Part 1 of MLB TV Interview on “Josh and The Babe”

Part 1 of MLB TV Interview on “Josh and The Babe” In 2007, the great grandsons of home run greats Babe Ruth and Josh Gibson, Brent Stevens and Sean Gibson, sat down with MLBTV recently for an interview. The 2 descendants shared stories about their great grandfathers, […]

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Press Conference With Julia Ruth Stevens After Final Yankee Stadium Pre-game Pitch

Press Conference With Julia Ruth Stevens After Final Yankee Stadium Pre-game Pitch Julia Ruth Stevens was in New York for the final game at the “House That Ruth Built.” She also had the honor of throwing out the final pre-game pitch. Below is a video of the […]

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From a Fan: “Babe’s Car”

From a Fan: I met Julia Ruth Stevens in Jamestown NY at some point. I don’t know what year she was here, but it probably had to do with the 13 year old Babe Ruth League World Series. My uncle Les Ostrander owned the car that once […]

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