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No Crying Foul: Babe Blasts Homer No. 60

Updated: September 28, 2001, 12:24 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Sept. 30, 1927

When Babe Ruth hit his 50th homer on September 11 he talked of breaking his 1921 record of 59, even though there were just 17 games left in the season. With nine games remaining, Babe still needed seven. With four games left, he needed four, but then he belted three homers in two games, including two grand slams.

In the eighth inning of today's next-to-last game of the season, Babe crushes a pitch from Washington left-hander Tom Zachary down the right-field ...

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