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John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Jun 19, 2013 06:51 PM CDT

When Babe Ruth pointed to deep center at Wrigley Field in the fall of 1932, the Great Bambino set the stage for the most dramatic display of self-confidence and grace-under-pressure in the history of sports.

Jumping on the very next pitch, the Sultan of Swat slammed the ball over the specified fence, thereby forever adding the "called shot" chapter to the sprawling Ruthian legend. Some said this Herculean gesture fulfilled a promise made to a sick child that he would "hit a home run for him."

If you want to believe the 1948 movie entitled "The Babe Ruth Story," George ...

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