Dorothy Helen Ruth Pirone


 (June 7, 1921 – May 18, 1989) was the daughter of Babe Ruth and his mistress Juanita Jennings. She married Daniel J. Sullivan, a Brooklyn employee of the Railway Express Agency, on January 7, 1940. She had a son, Daniel J. Sullivan Jr., (Ruth's first grandchild) in October 1940, and later had 5 other children. Dorothy's marriage to Sullivan also produced two daughters, Genevieve and Ellen, before the union ended in 1945. Dorothy later married Dominick Pirone,. She lived in Durham, Connecticut and raised Arabian horses, and wrote My Dad, the Babe. She died on May 18, 1989 at the age of 68 in Durham, survived by four daughters, a son and 12 grandchildren.