Archive for the ‘The Fans’ Category

New Poll Shows Babe Ruth Is Still A Fan Favorite

New Poll Shows Babe Ruth Is Still A Fan Favorite Recently, The Harris Poll, a long-running, well-respected surveyor of public opinion, conducted a poll regarding the “Greatest Sports Star of All-time”. The survey looked at overall athlete, as well as by each sport. This same survey was […]

Read more

9/30 – This Day In Babe Ruth History

9/30 – This Day In Babe Ruth History On September 30th, 1927, Babe Ruth established a new record for home runs in a season with 60, against Washington Senators pitcher Tom Zachary. Ruth had set single season records prior to that of 59 (1921), 54 (1920) and […]

Read more

From a Fan: A tie to Babe Ruth’s 700th Home Run

During the weekend of February 7th, BRC was up in Detroit for the annual Babe Ruth birthday party at Nemo’s. While in Detroit, we also had the opportunity to visit the home of Dennis Bielski, the nephew of a man who had a great connection to the […]

Read more

From a Fan: Amazing Babe Ruth Bronze Art

Occasionally we hear from artists and art enthusiasts that are interested in sharing their Babe Ruth-related artwork with BRC and its fans. Recently, we connected with bronze sculptor, Bill Hunter, who has developed an impressive piece of Babe Ruth bronze art: Bill created a limited edition of […]

Read more

From a Fan: Babe’s last photo in a Yankee uniform

Babe Ruth Central recently heard from a fan about a special photo in their collection.   The owner of the autographed photo below is Kenny Kaspar, son of Rudy Kaspar, the New York police officer seen accompanying the Babe.   The photo was taken on June 13th, 1948, the last […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more