Babe Ruth returned for the World Series -- or at least his voice did, in a new ad.
The former New York Yankees slugger, who died in 1948, narrates a new ad by Major League Baseball called "Ruth: The Joy of Playing Ball" that aired during game three of the series between the New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals. The voiceover, from a Yankee Stadium speech he gave in 1947 during "Babe Ruth Day," is set to modern footage showing pros practicing as well as regular people playing ball -- including plenty of kids.
"The spot is designed to showcase the love of the game at all levels," said an MLB spokesman. The agency is Anomaly.