The famed slugger is played by Bendix, who resembles Ruth slightly in looks and not at all in baseball ability. The film traces the "life and times" of Ruth, including his famous "called shot" in the 1932 World Series. Written by
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Hats off to THE BABE! The laugh-by-laugh, tear-by-tear, cheer-by-cheer story of America's most beloved guy...
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, lost his life, on Monday, August 16th, 1948, 3 weeks before the theatrical release date of Monday, September 6th, 1948 and 3 weeks after seeing the original premiere, on Monday, July 26th, 1948. See more
When Babe leaves the field for the last time, Phil says "that ran your home-run total to 729". Ruth hit 714 home runs in his career. However, he also hit 15 in the World Series to give him 729 lifetime home runs in both the regular season and post-season. See more
"Singin' in the Rain"
Music by Nacio Herb Brown
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
Performed by William Bendix
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