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September 02, 2009

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Babe ruth shot

Babe Ruth's called shot was the home run hit by Babe Ruth of the New York Yankees in the fifth inning of Game 3 of the 1932 World Series, held on October 1, 1932 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. During the at-bat, Ruth made a pointing gesture, which existing film confirms, but the exact nature of his gesture is ambiguous. Although neither fully confirmed nor refuted, the story goes that Ruth pointed to the center field bleachers during the at-bat. It was supposedly a declaration that he would hit a home run to this part of the park. On the next pitch, Ruth hit a home run to center field...

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Posted by: Hanan at Sep 2, 2009 6:49:52 AM

He pointed to center field on many occasions

Posted by: Ralph D Bredahl at Sep 3, 2009 8:22:11 AM

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Posted by: Hanan at Sep 5, 2009 3:17:33 AM

What the Babe was pointing to was a hot dog stand across the street.

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to the price
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Posted by: Hanan at Sep 8, 2009 12:20:21 AM

This one has always been disputed. We'll never know for sure, but it will do little to reduce the importance of the Babe.

Posted by: scienceguy288 at Sep 8, 2009 9:18:51 PM

The Road to Success
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