Babe Ruth Visits His Alma Mater


Babe Ruth Visits His Alma Mater




Babe Ruth visits his alma mater in Baltimore. Brother Matthias (later of St. John's Prep), the Head of Discipline at St. Mary's, first introduced Ruth to the game of baseball. He became a father figure in Ruth's life, teaching him how to read and write, and worked with Ruth on hitting, fielding and as his skills progressed, pitching.

Location: St. Mary's Industrial School, Baltimore, MD

Pictured: Brother Matthias, baseball person, Brother Benjamin (Superintendent), Babe Ruth, Mrs. Babe Ruth, baseball people


Danvers (Mass.) - - History


DMRS No. 0154

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Danvers Mass. Memories Road Show

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"Babe Ruth Visits His Alma Mater," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #16319, (accessed November 28, 2015).