December 25, 2022

August 1942 Video: Babe Ruth Bats Against Walter Johnson

Same event, different footage:

Ruth's swing:


From the Vined Smithy said...

I'm not a baseball historian and haven't looked at much archival footage, so its cool to see Ruth twist awkwardly as he fouls one off before he gets hold of one. A mortal ballplayer, not always successful.

betterthanthealternative said...

Allan, this is cool, thanks for finding and posting.

laura k said...

Amazing. Thank you.