“Babe Ruth Honored”
1947-1948: Newsreel



Note: This 2:16 minute video includes scenes from Babe Ruth Day
in 1947 and Ruth’s funeral in 1948.  Ruth’s voice is hoarse from his
battle with throat cancer in the earlier part of video.  Includes shots
of various sports & political VIPs attending Ruth’s funeral.


Short Story
See related story on Ruth & his career at: “Babe Ruth Days, 1947-1948.”

Daddy Day Care movie


Video Source
The original source for this video is found at You Tube

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Date Posted: 16 July 2008
Last Update: 23 July 2015
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