First All-Star game homer

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT006406" title="Babe Ruth" href="/topic/sports/babe-ruth-PESPT006406.topic">Babe Ruth</a> crosses the plate after hitting the first home run in All-Star Game history on July 6, 1933 at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLTRA0000163" title="U.S. Cellular Field" href="/topic/sports/baseball/u.s.-cellular-field-PLTRA0000163.topic">Comiskey Park</a>. It was a two-run homer in the third inning and helped lead the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="15007001" title="American League" href="/topic/sports/baseball/american-league-15007001.topic">American League</a>'s 4-2 victory. Greeting Ruth at home are teammate <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT002524" title="Lou Gehrig" href="/topic/sports/lou-gehrig-PESPT002524.topic">Lou Gehrig</a> and batboy John McBride.

( Tribune archive photo )

Babe Ruth crosses the plate after hitting the first home run in All-Star Game history on July 6, 1933 at Comiskey Park. It was a two-run homer in the third inning and helped lead the American League's 4-2 victory. Greeting Ruth at home are teammate Lou Gehrig and batboy John McBride.

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