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Dying Babe Ruth Addresses Fans

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Dying Babe Ruth Addresses Fans

(4 min) tv-pg

On April 27, 1947, baseball legend Babe Ruth, diagnosed with a terminal case of throat cancer, attended "Babe Ruth Day" at Yankee Stadium. A 13-year-old boy representing the American Legion baseball program introduces Babe Ruth, who delivers a speech to the crowd from home plate.

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