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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America's most beloved guy!..... His life! His times! His triumphs!
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Did You Know?
The film was rushed for release while Babe Ruth
himself was still alive, which is why the movie ended the way it did. George Herman Ruth lived just 21 days after seeing the premiere, that he attended, on Monday, July 26th, 1948. He lost his life on Monday, August 16th, 1948. See more
When Babe goes to join the Braves in Boston, his train is being pulled by a Southern Pacific GS-4 locomotive manufactured by Lima Locomotive. This model did not enter service until 1941, several years after the scene takes place. Further, the Southern Pacific never operated within a thousand miles of New York or Boston. See more
Wait Till The Sun Shines Nellie
Music by Harry von Tilzer
Lyrics by Andrew B. Sterling
Played in background in tavern scene See more