1932: Babe Ruth's Called Shot

By Chris Rewers on Monday, October 11, 2010

Babe Ruth's "Called Shot" is one of the great legends in the history of baseball and Wrigley Field - but I'm sorry to report that it never happened. It's a case in which sportswriters refused to let the facts get in the way of a great story and as the years have passed, fiction has evolved into fact.

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One Hack of a Season

By Chris Rewers on Tuesday, September 7, 2010

The story of Hack Wilson's incredible 1930 season began the previous autumn, on Oct. 12, 1929 at Philadelphia's Shibe Park.

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