INDIANS WIN THE WORLD SERIES The Cleveland Indians wins the 1948 World Series, winning the sixth and last game, 4-3. Highlights of the other games, including the slug-fest 5th game, are shown in this thrilling round-up. Baseball's greatest spectacle breaks new records, for huge crowds, and for sporting excitement. In the wind-up contest, Bob Lemon and Gene Bearden share pitching honors for the winners.
THE BABE PLAYS FOR THE BRAVES Babe Ruth poses with Yankee owner Col. Jacob Ruppert in the crowded stands during opening day after Ruth has joined the Boston Braves. A shot follows of the Babe hitting a home run for the Braves. The Babe signs autographs for fans, and shakes hands with New York Giants player-manager Bill Terry. There is also a shot of his uniform when he quit the Braves.
BABE RUTH RETURNS TO BOSTON Former Yankee star Babe Ruth returns to Boston where his famous career began 21 years ago after signing a new contract to the Braves as vice-president, player and assistant manager.
BRAVES EYE PENNANT The acquisition of Bobby Thomson from the Giants, sets pennant fever racing through the Boston Braves as they start spring training in Bradentown, Florida. With Del Crandall, Joe Adcock, and slugger Eddie Matthews on hand, this could be their year.
BRAVES AT MILWAUKEE The city of Milwaukee turns out for a gala welcome, as its first major league team comes home for the first time. They roll out the red carpet for the Braves, with 200,000 cheering fans on hand. Boston was never like this, say team veterans.
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