sportsman-park

January 8, 1990

Johnny Sylvester, the terminally ill young boy whom Babe Ruth promised to hit a home run for in the 1926 World Series, dies at the age of 74. Although Ruth homers against the Cardinals at Sportsman’s Park in St. Louis, and the 11-year-old youngster recovers from his undetermined illness, the accounts of the incident, especially as shown in the movie, The Babe Ruth Story, have proven to be more romantic than accurate.
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Shamrock Motel - Cicero, Illinois

1212 S. Cicero Ave. - Cicero, Ill.
Phone: Olympic 6-6670
Each room individually controlled Air-Conditioning and Heating - Free Television - 24 hours switchboard service. Ten minutes to - Chicago’s famed “Loop” - Midway Airport - Sportsman’s Park - 2 Blocks South of the Congress St. Expressway. Continental Breakfast 

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Two silhouettes above Sportsman Park par sparth