Babe Ruth's daughter, 108-year-old Mariners fan throw first pitches

Sunday July 12th, 2015

A pair of elderly baseball fans threw out first pitches over the weekend, probably making 50 Cent extremely self-conscious in the process.

On Saturday, Evelyn Jones, a 108-year-old Mariners fan and Washington native, made MLB history.

As ESPN's Darren Rovell noted, Jones's first pitch to Seattle ace Felix Hernandez made her the oldest person ever to throw one out before a ballgame. The record was previously held by Agnes McKee, who was 105 when she threw out the first pitch at a Padres game last July.

And on Sunday, Babe Ruth's daughter Julia Ruth Stevens showed up at Fenway for the Red-Sox Yankees tilt. Stevens, 98, is the Babe's last living child, and the iconic Yankee and former Red Sox pitcher would have smiled at her skills. That curse got reversed, remember? Well, the Red Sox hosted her ... probably just in case.

You can watch Jones and Ruth's first pitches below.


Jeremy Woo



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