Just, maybe, the greatest lemonade story of all time – Youngen comes home to Ragersville, presents gifts By Beverly Keller, Local Edition Editor – thebudgetnewspaper.com

Youngen comes home to Ragersville, presents gifts By Beverly Keller, Local Edition Editor – Octoer24, 2009 – thebudgetnewspaper.com

History came home to Ragersville last week. A baseball bearing the signature of Babe Ruth and Ragersville great and women’s baseball patriarch Alta Weiss, came back to Ragersville last week thanks to the generosity of Lois Youngen who was the owner of the ball since she was a young girl. In fact, it was a gift that Weiss bestowed upon Youngen after sharing lemonade and cookies with her many years ago. “She asked me if I would like a baseball that was signed by Babe Ruth and I was not going to refuse that,” Youngen explained to a crowd of more than 100 that gathered in the Great Hall of the Ragersville Zion United Church of Christ last Thursday night as a part of the Ragersville Historical Society’s annual banquet…

You Cant Play Ball In A Skirt: The Alta Weiss Storyragersville.org


1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.