USA: National pastime opens season in US President Hoover attends first major baseball match. Shades?
Washington, D.C., U.S.: Gen. view of cannons on field fired, CU. man with mouth horn speaks, semi view Hoover in stand throws 1st ball, gen. view & pan. of start of game, close shot pitcher & batter in action, pan of crowds in stands, gen. view 3 bagger shot & gen. pan. shot of Babe Ruth making home run.
Sound Effects: Loud sound of cannons, gen. cheers of crowds, off-stage voice describes play. Horn declares season opened.
Sport; home run; United States of America; Personalities - Sport; Personalities - Politicians; George Herman (Babe) Ruth (1895-1948), Herbert Clark Hoover (1874-1964)
Background: USA: National pastime opens season in US President Hoover attends first major baseball match. Shades of Don Bradman. Mighty 'Babe' Ruth, idol of the fans, makes a boundary by driving clean over the stands