BABE RUTH 1932

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Notable Witnesses

Among the over 40,000 attendees at Game 3 of the 1932 World Series at Wrigley Park, the following were some of the most notable witnesses to the "Called Shot":


Jack Brickhouse, Cubs Radio Announcer
(Evidence strongly suggests that this recording was made subsequent to the actual event.)

Guy Bush, Cub Pitcher & "Bench Jockey"

Anton Cermak, Mayor of Chicago

Earle Combs, Yankee Center Fielder

Frank Crosetti, Yankee Shortstop

Kiki Cuyler, Cubs Centerfielder

Bill Dickey, Yankees Catcher

John Drebinger, New York Times

Woody English, Cub Third Baseman

Lou Gehrig

Lefty Gomez, Yankee Pitcher

Charlie Grimm, Cub First Baseman-Manager

"Gabby" Hartnett, Cub Catcher

Billy Herman, Cub Second Baseman

Harry "Snapper" Hortman, Death Row Inmate

Charles Ireland, Warden of Anamosa Penitentiary

Billy Jurges, Cub Shortstop

Matt Miller Kandle Sr., Amateur Filmmaker

Little Ray Kelly, Babe Ruth's Personal Mascot

Tony Lazzeri, Yankee Second Baseman

Fred Lieb, Sportswriter

George Magerkurth, First Base Umpire

Tom "Red" Manning, Sports Radio Broadcaster
(It is uncertain whether Tom Manning's "broadcast" of this event was live, recorded after the fact, or a combination thereof.)

Joe McCarthy, Yankees Manager

"Doc" Painter, Yankees Trainer

Westbrook Pegler, Chicago Daily Tribune

Herb Pennock, Yankee Pitcher

Pat Pieper, Chicago Cubs Public Address Announcer

George Pipgras, Yankee Pitcher

Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Democratic Nominee for President

James Roosevelt, Son of FDR

Charlie Root, Cub Pitcher

Red Ruffing, Yankee Pitcher

Damon Runyon

Joe Sewell, Yankee Third Baseman

Harold Simons, Chicago Times

John Paul Stevens, Future Supreme Court Justice

Julia Ruth Stevens, Daughter of Babe Ruth

Riggs Stevenson, Cub Left Fielder

Babe Ruth

Roy Van Graflan, Home Plate Umpire

Harold Warp, Amateur Filmmaker

Joe Williams, New York World-Telegram