Vermont is sharply divided when it comes to professional sports. We are part of New England, but also have strong ties to our neighbor, New York. Baseball is a great example of that. Officially Vermont is part of Red Sox Nation, but there are countless New York Yankees fans here.
Now, a woman from Winooski has inherited some pivotal pinstripe history. Anne Vernon is the great-grandniece of Jacob Ruppert, who owned the New York Yankees from 1915 to 1939. Watch the video for more on her connection to Babe Ruth and the Curse of the Bambino.