TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -In a Jan. 25 story about man convicted of income tax fraud, The Associated Press, relying on information from federal prosecutors, reported erroneously that George Herman Ruth, 54, of Indianapolis, Ind., is the nephew of baseball great Babe Ruth.
Ryan Boyle, a business agent for Babe Ruth's family, said descendants of his two daughters had not heard of the other Ruth until last week and have no knowledge of any family relationship.
The attorney who represented Ruth in court said his client did not explicitly say during the trial he was Babe Ruth's nephew. Prosecutors say Ruth stated in court that there was a familial relationship.

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Braves vs. Padres Prediction Will the Braves pull off the upset tonight when they visit the Padres at 10:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Rockies vs. Giants Prediction Will the over cash again tonight when the Giants host their National League West rivals the Rockies at 10:15PM ET?
Thumbnail Phillies vs. Mariners Prediction Will John Paxton lead the Mariners to a victory tonight against the Phillies at 10:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Angels vs. Dodgers Prediction Will tonight’s matchup between the Angels and Dodgers be high-scoring at 10:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Cardinals vs. D-Backs Prediction Will Carlos Martinez on the hill, will the Cardinals pick up a road win versus the Diamondbacks tonight at 9:40PM ET?

MLB Team Pages