Posts Tagged ‘Yankee Stadium’

June 13th – This Day in Babe Ruth History

On June 13th, 1948, Babe made his final appearance in Yankee Stadium. Ruth was dying of cancer and his voice and throat were ravaged by surgery. Part of the intent was to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Yankee Stadium, the other purpose was to retire Babe Ruth’s […]

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April 27th: Anniversary of Babe Ruth Day

April 27th: Anniversary of Babe Ruth Day On this day in 1947, the Yankees honored Babe Ruth at the house that he built, Yankee Stadium. The event was held to pay tribute to the baseball star who was nearing the end of his life as a result […]

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This Day in Babe Ruth History – April 18th

Hello BRC Fans! Today marks a very significant day and milestone in Babe Ruth history. 90 years ago today, on April 18th, 1923, the original Yankee Stadium opened to its fans for the first time. Fittingly, the first game played in Yankee Stadium was against the Boston […]

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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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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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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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