Striking Out the Babe

Striking Out the Babe
by Charlie Peters

Productions (6)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • |
  • 10 - 15 minutes
  • 1 f, 2 m (3-4 actors possible: exactly 1 f, 2-3 m)
  • Set: Minimal, with a sound system that suggests a baseball stadium loudspeaker.

Striking Out the Babe
by Charlie Peters

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Productions (6)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • |
  • 10 - 15 minutes
  • 1 f, 2 m (3-4 actors possible: exactly 1 f, 2-3 m)
  • Set: Minimal, with a sound system that suggests a baseball stadium loudspeaker.

The day before a pitcher realizes his dream by starting in the World Series, a dying boy in a hospital asks him to do the impossible: strike out Babe Ruth. The pitcher promises he will, but when this pivotal moment arrives, he learns that the Babe has promised to save the life of another dying boy by hitting a home run. Set against Babe Ruth's legendary "called shot," there can only be one winner between these two athletes and the children they are playing for.

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $35
NOTE: This play is part of an anthology called The Baseball Plays: 7th Inning Stretch.
Standard Edition $9.99
Standard Manager Edition $18.99

*The per performance fee begins at $35. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

The day before a pitcher realizes his dream by starting in the World Series, a dying boy in a hospital asks him to do the impossible: strike out Babe Ruth. The pitcher promises he will, but when this pivotal moment arrives, he learns that the Babe has promised to save the life of another dying boy by hitting a home run. Set against Babe Ruth's legendary "called shot," there can only be one winner between these two athletes and the children they are playing for.

  • Comedy/Drama
  • |
  • 10 - 15 minutes
  • 1 f, 2 m (3-4 actors possible: exactly 1 f, 2-3 m)
  • Set: Minimal, with a sound system that suggests a baseball stadium loudspeaker.

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APR 19, 2015 - APR 19, 2015
Maltz Museum Of Jewish Heritage In Co-production With Interplay Jewish Theatre
Beachwood, OH United States
Maltz Museum Of Jewish Heritage In Co-production With Interplay Jewish Theatre Beachwood, OH United States
AUG 08, 2014 - AUG 10, 2014
Janus Theater Company
Elgin, IL United States
Janus Theater Company Elgin, IL United States
NOV 08, 2013 - NOV 09, 2013
De Anza High School
El Sobrante, CA United States
De Anza High School El Sobrante, CA United States
NOV 04, 2010 - NOV 04, 2010
The Commodore Players, Perry County Central High School
Hazard, KY United States
The Commodore Players, Perry County Central High School Hazard, KY United States
MAR 19, 2010 - MAR 19, 2010
Maryville R-II High School
Maryville, MO United States
Maryville R-II High School Maryville, MO United States
AUG 01, 2003 - AUG 31, 2003
Mile Square Theater
Hoboken, NJ United States
Mile Square Theater Hoboken, NJ United States
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Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
APR 19, 2015 - APR 19, 2015
Maltz Museum Of Jewish Heritage In Co-production With Interplay Jewish Theatre
Beachwood, OH United States
Maltz Museum Of Jewish Heritage In Co-production With Interplay Jewish Theatre Beachwood, OH United States
AUG 01, 2003 - AUG 31, 2003
Mile Square Theater
Hoboken, NJ United States
Mile Square Theater Hoboken, NJ United States