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Ruth the Hero in "Game of the Century"

Updated: June 30, 2002, 9:17 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

July 6, 1933

In conjunction with the World's Fair in Chicago, the first All-Star Game is organized. It's called "The Game of the Century," so it's no surprise that the day's hero is the player of the century. Babe Ruth's two-run homer off left-hander Bill Hallahan in the third inning keys the American League's 4-2 victory over the National League before 49,200 fans at Comiskey Park.

"Ruth? He was marvelous," says John McGraw, who came out of retirement to manage the National ...

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