The Babe Poster

Release Date: April 7th, 1992

DVD Release Date: July 1st, 2003

PG|1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary
George Herman "Babe" Ruth (John Goodman) grows from a troubled boy who was sent to an orphanage to one of the most successful baseball players on record. Babe first becomes a power hitter and pitcher for the Boston Red Sox. After a falling-out with Red Sox owner Harry Frazee (Peter Donat), Babe is sold to the New York Yankees. He is idolized in New York, setting a record for home runs, as well as creating dramatic moments like hitting two homers for a sick boy in the hospital.

Cast: John Goodman, Kelly McGillis, Trini Alvarado, Bruce Boxleitner, Peter Donat, James Cromwell, J.C. Quinn, Joseph Ragno

Director: Arthur Hiller

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Wife, 1930s, Fascinating, Rise, Fall, Rousing, New York City