Audio Interviews

Audio Interviews

BRC is fortunate to have talked to so many people about baseball, Babe Ruth and Babe’s impact on the game. Each of our contributors below was willing to share his or her insights into these subjects. Please feel free to browse through our selection of audio and written interviews. Note that interviews have been edited for brevity and clarity.

And, watch for more from each of these interviewees, as well as new folks, to be added to the site regularly.


Mr. Rob Fitts Baseball writer and author of the recent book, “Banzai Babe Ruth.”
Mr. Bill Jenkinson Baseball historian and author of the recent book, “The Year Babe Ruth Hit 104 Homeruns.”
Mrs. Betty Hoyt Widow of Waite Hoyt, who was a long-time friend and teammate of Babe Ruth.
Mr. Waite Hoyt Former hall of fame pitcher, as well as a teammate and long-time friend of Babe Ruth.
Mr. Charles Poekel Recent author of “Babe & The Kid: The Legendary Story of Babe Ruth and Johnny Sylvester.”
Mr. Allan Wood Author of “Babe Ruth and the 1918 Red Sox”.
Mr. George Vecsey A Pulitzer prize-winning columnist for the New York Times, as well as a best-selling author of multiple books.
Mrs. Julia Ruth Stevens Babe Ruth’s surviving daughter.
Mr. Michael Gibbons Executive Director of the Babe Ruth Museum.
Mr. Bill Werber The last baseball player to have played with the Babe.
Mr. Ernie Harwell Was the longtime voice of the Detroit Tigers.
Mr. Tom Stanton A sports author who has written prize-winning baseball books including, “The Final Season”.
Mr. Elden Auker He was the last living player to pitch to Babe Ruth.
Mr. Robert Creamer Author of the definitive Babe Ruth biography, “Babe”.
Mr. Leigh Montville Author of the most recent biography of the Babe, “The Big Bam”.
Mr. Dave Anderson A Pulitzer prize-winning sports columnist for the New York Times.
Mr. Dan Shaughnessy Award-winning sports columnist for the Boston Globe who wrote the bestseller, “The Curse of the Bambino”
Mr. Bob Feller Was a Hall of Fame pitcher who had the opportunity to meet and see the Babe on multiple occasions.
Mr. Marty Appel Hired by George Steinbrenner of the New York Yankees as the youngest public relations director in baseball history.
Mr. Bill Gallo Former prize-winning sports cartoonist/columnist for the New York Daily News.
The Honorable Ambassador Ryozo Kato Japanese Ambassador to the United States and a passionate baseball fan.
Mr. Leon Fichman Child actor who was an extra in three short films starring Babe Ruth.
Mr. Bobby Murcer A former New York Yankees centerfielder and sports announcer for the Yankees on the YES cable network.

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