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Huffington Post: Why Celebrate Babe Ruth’s Birthday in Detroit? Why Not?

January 30, 2014

Author Ethan Casey wrote a piece on Tom Derry’s Babe Ruth Birthday Party for The Huffington Post:

Tom Derry’s 27th annual Babe Ruth Birthday Party will be held at Nemo’s starting at 7:14 p.m. on Saturday, February 1. I hear there’s going to be some big football game the next day, but there’s no better time than early February, with spring training around the corner, to celebrate baseball. But why hold a birthday party for Babe Ruth, of all people, in Detroit? Why not? The answer is profoundly obvious. For one thing, Ruth spent a lot of time eating, drinking and performing baseballic heroics in Detroit. To Tom, the connection between Ruth and Detroit is so profoundly obvious that he and his fiancee are planning their wedding around it.

To read the full article check out Ethan’s prose here 

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