Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Here's footage from 1947 of Babe Ruth playing "Santa Claus" to a group of children.
The Bambino is a bit grouchy ("These whiskers are gettin' me down!") - but we'll forgive him because he's obviously near the end of his run here. (In fact, he won't be around for the following Christmas).
Adding to the depression - the kids all have polio.
Posted by Redheaded Golem at 7:31 AM