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
Babe is shown receiving the news of Miller Huggins death at home during the off season (it is clearly winter). Huggins died in September, 1929 while the baseball season was still in progress, and the news came when Ruth and the Yankees were playing in Boston against the Red Sox. See more
You are the best, you are the best there's ever been.
We All Miss You Ralph ["Ralph" = Ralph Marrero, who died before the film's release] See more
Written by Marie-Auguste Durand
Performed by Marysue Redmann See more