Kyle Schwarber may be Babe Ruth reincarnate, called his homer over the Wrigley scoreboard
On Oct. 1, 1932, Babe Ruth reportedly called his home run while facing Charlie Root at Wrigley Field. According to some reports, the ball even cleared the scoreboard.
Eighty-three years later, another large, hulking left-handed slugger did the same.
After hitting a home run out of PNC Park in the Wild Card Game, and hitting an opposite-field dinger in the second inning on Monday, Kyle Schwarber gave the Cubs a little breathing room in Game 4 when he launched a shot that cleared the scoreboard. Though this time it was to right field instead of center.
Turns out Schwarber called this one, too:
The homer would end up being the final run in the Cubs' 6-4 victory as they head to their first NLCS since 2003.