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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Here At Last ! The Babe's Own True Story !
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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
Babe Ruth hit the home run for the sick boy, Johnny Sylvester, in 1926. Not in the 1932 World Series when he called his shot, (off Chicago Cubs' pitcher, Charlie Root). They were two separate events, in different World Series and against different teams. See more
Referenced in Baseball
Wait Till The Sun Shines Nellie
Music by Harry von Tilzer
Lyrics by Andrew B. Sterling
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