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Where can you find genealogical information on Babe Ruth's family?

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Find genealogical information on Babe Ruth's family at websites such as Geni or Genealogy.com. These websites provide directories containing genealogical data of many people and historical figures.

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George Herman Ruth Jr., or "Babe" Ruth, was the son of George Herman and Catherine Ruth. George Sr. and Catherine ran a tavern during Babe's childhood. At the age of 7, Babe misbehaved too much for his busy parents to take care of him, and they sent him to a Catholic orphanage and reformatory for 12 years. Babe grew up to be a successful baseball player and father of two: Dorothy Pirone and Mamie Ruth.

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