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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actually hit a ball over the right field fence, (he was the first actor to do so). 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 The Cinema Snob: Wired
Wait Till The Sun Shines Nellie
Music by Harry von Tilzer
Lyrics by Andrew B. Sterling
Played in background in tavern scene See more