Babe Ruth appeared in 10 movies over his career. That’s more films than home runs he hit during his first four seasons playing major league baseball. The Sultan of Swat has also been portrayed in more films than most.
When the snow is this bad, you go skiing. You don’t hit baseballs.
A total of 87 major league baseball players have been on the cover of video games – led by Derek Jeter who has been on 9 covers. Yet, only 16 players and 3 managers in MLB history have provided naming rights to be included on a video game’s title – and the Captain wasn’t one of them.
I didn’t want to do it again. I could have given you a hundred reasons why. It’s hard to raise money from a charity baseball game. The novelty of playing a marathon game wears off. It’s tiring to play two straight days of baseball. But people kept pushing to play. And so we did it. Again.