Wednesday, May 14, 2008

A Buried Past

From the Baltimore Sun, 2/6/2008, by line Rick Maese

"In the area surrounding Lot No. 126, Section G of Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, dozens of headstones and grave markers rise from the ground. For an insect, its a skyline that would match that of any great city. For Paul Harris, however, it has been the source of great consternation......Today, Harris will correct a grave injustice. On Babe Ruth's 113th birthday, it's the sluggers mother who's receiving the gift. Harris and the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum are buying a headstone for Katie Ruth, who died in near anonymity 96 years ago."

The epitaph:

Mother of George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Jr.

Well done Mr. Harris

1 comment:

mc said...

I read one of the Babe Biographies for a class in college and loved it. It was the one that became the film with John Goodman. I like him too.