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The Evening Independent –Feb 2, 1948 Batter Bill Bendix , who will play Babe Ruth on the screen, is might happy over Bob Considine’s script. As a locker boy at Yankee Stadium, Bill used to go out and het hot dogs for Ruth. Later he graduated to bat boy. Bob wove their meetings into his script. In the picture, another actor will play Bendix, the licker boy. . . Bob also included the part Jimmy Walker tossed for New York sports writers when they had a mad on at the Babe. Jimmy made quite a speech asking the boys to forget their grudge and remember that Ruth was the idol of American youth. . . In 1921, at the age of 16, Bendix did his first acting at the Henry Street Settlement. He comes from a musical family. His uncle Max was a Metropolitan conductor, and Uncle Theodore had a quartet which toured America.