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I'll Knock a Homer for You: Johnny Sylvester and Babe Ruth

  • Aired: 08/04/2017
  • 51:35
  • Expires: 02/03/2019
  • Rating: NR
During the World Series of 1926, one of the most enduring baseball legends occurred. Babe Ruth promised to hit a home run during Game 4 for an ailing boy named Johnny Sylvester. Johnny was my great-uncle, and my documentary is the first one to reveal this special story. Through rare interviews with Johnny and people familiar with the events, this film will shed light on the promise.
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The timeless story of Johnny Sylvester and Babe Ruth, the sick boy and the baseball legend
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