Babe Ruth
That Time He Promised a Home Run to a Dying Kid

When Babe Ruth heard that a boy from New Jersey, Johnny Sylvester, was very ill after falling off a horse, he promised Johnny a home run. Mr. Ruth ended up running three home games that day. His daughter, Julia Ruth Stevens, and author of the book “Babe and the Kid,” Charlie Poekel, comments on the story.

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