Traces the career of Babe Ruth from his days as a youngster in an orphanage to his last days as a manager. Includes such moments as the famous predicted home run and the promise to little Johnny. Written by
There Was Only One.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG for rude language, some sexual situations, and for a scene of pre-teen alcohol/tobacco consumption
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Did You Know?
During Babe's Three Home Run Game at the end of his career, a "designated runner" runs the bases from first on the first two home runs. Not only is this historically inaccurate, but inconsistent with baseball rules as well. Had another completed a run around the bases, Ruth would only have been credited with a single, and been ineligible to play in the rest of the game on the basis of having been replaced by a Pinch Runner. See more
Babe Ruth did not homer in his first at bat in the majors. He was primarily a pitcher early in his career and rarely batted. His first big league home run didn't come until his second season. See more
You are the best, you are the best there's ever been.
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Written by Hoagy Carmichael
and Mitchell Parish
Performed by Isham Jones
and His Orchestra
Courtesy of Intersound International See more