CONSTRUCTING A LEGEND SINCE 1919
THE SPLENDID ERA
   (This is filler Text)On February 6, 1895, Kate Schamberger Ruth gave birth to her first child. George Herman Ruth, Jr. was born in the house of his grandparents in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the first of eight children born to Kate and George Herman Ruth. Unfortunately, most of the children died in infancy, and only George, Jr. and his sister Mamie survived to lead a full life.
   Ruth's father worked as a bartender and ultimately opened his own tavern. He and his wife spent little time with their son because they worked long hours. Contrary to popular belief, young George was not an orphan. For the first seven years of his life he was with his parents, but he survived without guidance on the dirty, crowded streets of the Baltimore riverfront.
   Young George experienced little, if any, real love from his parents who made no time for their son. Ultimately, they felt that they could no longer care for their [MORE]
 
 


"Babe Ruth made the music that his joyous years danced to in a continuous party."