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?
When interviewed during production of the film, John Goodman noted the irony of having to lose weight to play the part of Ruth. See more
During the game in which Babe promised the sick child he would hit two home runs, the Yankees were batting in the top of the ninth. But the game was played at Yankee stadium and as home team they should have been batting second. See more
You are the best, you are the best there's ever been.
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Diga Diga Doo
Written by Dorothy Fields
and Jimmy McHugh
Performed by Orbert Davis
and the Speakeasys See more