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
Jerry Milani <firstname.lastname@example.org>
America's most beloved guy!..... His life! His times! His triumphs!
See more »
Did You Know?
The scenes at Yankee Stadium were shot and filmed, just hours before a real baseball game was scheduled to take place, and Babe Ruth
got up from his death bed, just long enough, to see it, while he was still alive. See more
In the movie, Johnny Sylvester is depicted as living in and being visited by the Babe in Gary, Indiana. However, Babe Ruth visited Johnny Sylvester at his home in Essex Fells, NJ. See more
Referenced in Baseball
Singin' in the Rain
Music by Nacio Herb Brown
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
Performed by William Bendix
and cast in a night club scene See more