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The Adventures of Babe Ruth

The Adventures of Babe Ruth was produced in 1934 on the Blue Network, with sponsorship by Quaker Oats, and was the best of the lot. It told in-depth, fully dramatized episodes from the Babe's career, so there was a sense of the real man there in the dugout and on the field.

8 old time radio show recordings
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1 MP3 CD
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2 Audio CDs


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Play a sample episode from April 16, 1934:

"Dusty Collins"



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About this Old Time Radio Show

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1934 and 1943-44

Babe Ruth with batGeorge Herman "Babe" Ruth, the Bambino, the Sultan of Swat, was a true sports legend. He's probably the most famous Baseball player of all time, still. Few remembered him as the great pitcher he was early on, since he became the game's greatest true slugger, the first of the home run kings. His radio career was essentially special guest appearances and sports interviews, but there were actually several shows through the years built around the Babe. These shows were strictly scripted from the best of the Babe, since in the Babe's prime, training was anything but.

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The Adventures of Babe Ruth was produced in 1934 on the Blue Network, with sponsorship by Quaker Oats, and was the best of the lot. It told in-depth, fully dramatized episodes from the Babe's career, so there was a sense of the real man there in the dugout and on the field.Of course, the Babe didn't say all that much on these shows, but he was really a shy guy at heart, and only learned through trial and error how to handle the white-hot glare of the news flashbulb and microphones of old time sports reporters and radio. He knew millions of kids hung on his every word, so he sometimes choked on the screwball line, but he was a guy paid to hit a baseball out of the park, not field a question.

See also the Baseball Collection, Baseball and Sports Broadcasts and Dizzy Dean for much more real sports on old time radio. For great sports reporting, see Grandland Rice and Bill Stern Sportsreel.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    8 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 1 hours, 55 min
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      8 shows - total playtime 1 hours 55 minutes
      1. Babe 340416 001 Dusty Collins.mp3
      2. Babe 340423 002 Dutch Reaver.mp3
      3. Babe 340514 005 Harry Hat.mp3
      4. Babe 340521 006 Sweet William.mp3
      5. Babe 340528 007 There Are No Bad Kids.mp3
      6. Babe 340604 008 Chick Foster.mp3
      7. Babe 340625 011 Kidnapped.mp3
      8. Babe 340702 012 Bobby Lee.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    8 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 1 hours, 55 min
    Add MP3 Collection to Cart

    Click here to see disc contents


      8 shows - total playtime 1 hours 55 minutes
      1. Babe 340416 001 Dusty Collins.mp3
      2. Babe 340423 002 Dutch Reaver.mp3
      3. Babe 340514 005 Harry Hat.mp3
      4. Babe 340521 006 Sweet William.mp3
      5. Babe 340528 007 There Are No Bad Kids.mp3
      6. Babe 340604 008 Chick Foster.mp3
      7. Babe 340625 011 Kidnapped.mp3
      8. Babe 340702 012 Bobby Lee.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    8 recordings on 2 Audio CDs
    total playtime 1 hours, 55 min

    Disc A001

    1. Babe 340416 001 Dusty Collins
    2. Babe 340423 002 Dutch Reaver
    3. Babe 340514 005 Harry Hat
    4. Babe 340521 006 Sweet William

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00
    Disc A002

    1. Babe 340528 007 There Are No Bad Kids
    2. Babe 340604 008 Chick Foster
    3. Babe 340625 011 Kidnapped
    4. Babe 340702 012 Bobby Lee

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00