The Myths of the Babe

Jackie Atkins of The Philadelphia Inquirer breaks down three myths surrounding Babe Ruth in her review of The Big Fella, of which she writes: In The Big Fella, Jane Leavy, former Washington Post sportswriter, goes a long way toward filling in many of the blanks in the...

Rare Footage of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig

Tom Shieber, senior curator at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, traced back a rare clip of Ruth and Gehrig, unearthed at an exhibit on pre-World War II life at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, to their 1927 barnstorming tour covered in...

Babe Ruth Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

There are some things about Babe Ruth, beyond his mammoth home runs and World Series titles, that cannot be measured – among them his frequent trips to orphanages and hospitals, and his willingness to play alongside black ballplayers.”He carried this...

WATCH: The Return of the Great American Writers Series

The City Club of San Diego, San Diego Padres & San Diego’s Central Library proudly presented the return of The Great American Writers Series featuring Jane Leavy on November 8, 2018. Held in the Neil Morgan Auditorium of the San Diego Central Library and sponsored...