The famed slugger is played by Bendix, who resembles Ruth slightly in looks and not at all in baseball ability. The film traces the "life and times" of Ruth, including his famous "called ...
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He was perhaps the greatest ballplayer who ever lived. A larger-than-life hero on the field, Babe Ruth's exploits off the field were just as legendary. Don't miss this compilation of rarely... See full summary »
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The famed slugger is played by Bendix, who resembles Ruth slightly in looks and not at all in baseball ability. The film traces the "life and times" of Ruth, including his famous "called shot" in the 1932 World Series.Written by
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William Bendix had been a bat boy at Yankee Stadium during the early 1920s, and had personally seen Babe Ruth hit over 100 home runs. Bendix was fired from his job after fulfilling Ruth's request for an order of 15 hot dogs and sodas before a game. After consuming the huge order, Ruth developed gastritis, and was unable to play that day, resulting in a Yankee loss. See more »
In the movie, Johnny Sylvester is depicted as living in and being visited by the Babe in Gary, Indiana. However, Babe Ruth visited Johnny Sylvester at his home in Essex Fells, NJ. See more »
William Bendix physically resembles the first great home run slugger of baseball, Babe Ruth. This movie do doubt is very attractive to young boys of many generations. Keep in mind this is a candy coated version of the rowdy and ribald character's life. All the myths are here, and you see how The Babe earned his adoration. Also in the movie are Claire Trevor, Charles Bickford and William Frawley.
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