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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The incredible life... the spectacular thrills... the fabulous times of America's best-loved hero.......
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had been a bat boy at Yankee Stadium during the early 1920s, and had personally seen Babe Ruth
hit over 100 home runs. Bendix was fired from his job after fulfilling Ruth's request for an order of 15 hot dogs and sodas before a game. After consuming the huge order, Ruth developed gastritis, and was unable to play that day, resulting in a Yankee loss. 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
Spoofed in SCTV: Lust for Paint
Wait Till The Sun Shines Nellie
Music by Harry von Tilzer
Lyrics by Andrew B. Sterling
Played in background in tavern scene See more