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Rearview: Babe Ruth challenged Hawaii governor to pitch to him at Honolulu Stadium

  • HAWAII STATE ARCHIVES
                                Babe Ruth hit a home run off Gov. Lawrence Judd, right, before the game in October 1933.

    HAWAII STATE ARCHIVES

    Babe Ruth hit a home run off Gov. Lawrence Judd, right, before the game in October 1933.

  • TAI SING LOO / HAWAII STATE ARCHIVES
                                Over 11,000 fans showed up to watch Babe Ruth, who hit a home run in the fourth inning.

    TAI SING LOO / HAWAII STATE ARCHIVES

    Over 11,000 fans showed up to watch Babe Ruth, who hit a home run in the fourth inning.

Eight years ago, I wrote about Babe Ruth playing baseball in Hilo. My wife’s uncle was a photographer and she came across several photos of the 1933 event, which accompanied my article. Read more

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