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High Class Vaudeville

High Class Vaudeville

A program for Ruth's show at B. F. Keith's in Philadelphia lists all the acts in order of appearance.

B.F. Keith's

B.F. Keith's

Ruth to appear at Keith's.

Nation's Baseball Hero Makes Furor Here

Nation's Baseball Hero Makes Furor Here

Babe Ruth, in a stylish fur-collared coat and jaunty hat, is front and center at Proctor's Theater in Mount Vernon, New York, surrounded by several Mount Vernon illuminaries: his vaudeville manager and Mount Vernon native Harry Weber (misspelled here as "Webber") and Mayor Elmer Kincaid.

Babe Ruth Substitute Vaudeville Partner

Babe Ruth Substitute Vaudeville Partner

A reporter suggests a Ruth-Landis act would be quite a show.

On the Vaudeville Bills

On the Vaudeville Bills

Ruth is said to have fought his cold "with his customary propensity of fighting to the finish and won commendation as a budding comedian."

Babe Ruth, Baseball Celebrity at Keith's

Babe Ruth, Baseball Celebrity at Keith's

Upcoming shows in Cleveland are previewed, including Ruth's vaudeville act.

B.F. Keith's

B.F. Keith's

Ruth to appear at Keith's.

B.F. Keith's--"Babe" Ruth

B.F. Keith's--"Babe" Ruth

A reviewer says Ruth's act "is well put together [and] the lines are bright and snappy."

Ruth Gives Advertiser Readers Inside Dope

Ruth Gives Advertiser Readers Inside Dope

Two articles about, one article by, and two photogrtaphs of Babe Ruth greeted readers of the sports section of the Boston Daily Advertiser on November 10, 1921. Ruth writes that if he's suspended, "I'll simply have to stay in vaudeville and make 'em all jealous." Though he picks a local boxer against an out-of-state fighter, he slips out of predicting a winner in the Havard-Yale football game.

"I Like It," That's What Babe Ruth Says of His Initial Plunge Into Vaudeville

"I Like It," That's What Babe Ruth Says of His Initial Plunge Into Vaudeville

A play-by-play wasn't enough for the New York Evening World; it covered Ruth's vaudeville act with a cartoon tableau of Ruth in his various scenes--behind the scenes, even, where Ruth struggles to get off the stage make-up.