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?
The transportation scenes were filmed at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union, Illionis. The museum's Frisco 1630 steam locomotive and the observation car "Inglehome" were used. The museum's 1859 Chicago horse car was moved to Chicago's Webster Street for a cameo role as a Baltimore horse-drawn tram in the segment about Ruth's childhood days. See more
The typefaces for numbers on the Wrigley Field scoreboard (shown when Ruth homers off Charlie Root in the 1932 World Series) use the Federal Highway Administration Series D and E standard alphabets, which weren't created until 1942 and adopted until 1950. See more
Harry Frazee, Red Sox Owner
Half of everything I own just went down the drain with the "Gladiators of Broadway". The other half, is in the pocket of The Sultan of Swat, and he wants a raise and his own suites during road games.
We All Miss You Ralph ["Ralph" = Ralph Marrero, who died before the film's release] See more
Written by Kid Ory
(as Edward Ory) and Ray Gilbert
Performed by Steve Jensen
and The Bistro Band See more