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July 11, 2014 8:39 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

Today is the centennial of Babe Ruth’s first major league baseball appearance. The 19-year-old pitched seven strong innings in the Red Sox’ 4-3 win over the Indians.

The obvious musical tribute is from the British band bearing his name. Here’s Babe Ruth performing the theme from A Fistful of Dollars in Montreal in 1975.

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Find him on Twitter: @ed_kilgore.


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