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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
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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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17 April 1992 (USA)
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Opening Weekend: $5,011,205
(17 April 1992)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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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
Two of the many goofs in the film are the fact that Babe Ruth never hit an infield Homerun as depicted. While he did promise a sick Johnny Sylvester that he would hit a homerun for him he did not meet him in the hospital and he only promised him one homerun, not two as the film depicts. See more
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