Babe Ruth Visits His Alma Mater

Title:

Babe Ruth Visits His Alma Mater

Date:

1930s

Description:

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

Subject:

Danvers (Mass.) - - History

Identifier:

DMRS No. 0154

Collection :

Danvers Mass. Memories Road Show

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Citation :

"Babe Ruth Visits His Alma Mater," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #16319, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/16319 (accessed April 23, 2014).