Babe Ruth, George H.W. Bush, and Johnny Cash Posted on 01/31/2020 by I AM HE Babe Ruth donating his autobiography to the captain of Yale baseball team & future president George H.W. Bush, 1948. Johnny Cash’s U.S. Air Force portrait [1950s]. As a radio interceptor, it is rumored – and even likely – that he was the first person to learn of Stalin’s death.