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8RV #6: Babe Ruth as Santa; Macho Man Christmas

EVERY TUESDAY David Chalk, renowned, acclaimed and beloved baseball writer from 7th Inning Stache, Bugs&Cranks and occasionally Big League Stew throws up Eight Random Videos to entertain and/or enlighten right here on NESW SPORTS.

  1. Babe Ruth Plays Santa Claus For Kids With Polio (1947)
  2. The Macho Man Randy Savage Saves Christmas
  3. Don Cherry Wears Christmas Tie, Rants About Baby Jesus and Racism in Hockey
  4. Nothing Says Christmas Like A Small Black Child In Pajamas Pretending To Be Chad Pennington
  5. Hartford Whalers Christmas Carol
  6. Foreigner Films, Comments On Child Playing With Baseball Christmas Present
  7. Marquette Men’s Basketball Team Sings “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”
  8. UAB Men’s Basketball Coach Christmas Commercial: “You sure you need that cookie, big boy?”

1. Newsreel Babe Ruth Plays Santa Claus For Kids With Polio (1947)

Check out The Bambino’s last Christmas — and his gravelly voice that might make Marge Schott seem like just an occasional smoker:

2. The Macho Man Randy Savage Saves Christmas — Oooooooh Yeeeeeeeah!

3. Don Cherry Wears Christmas Tie, Rants About Baby Jesus, Racism In Hockey
“We love Santa but remember kids, December 25th is Baby Jesus’s birthday.”

4. Nothing Says Christmas Like A Small Black Child In Pajamas Pretending To Be Chad Pennington (Monday Night Football Open Christmas 2006)


5. Newsreel: Hartford Whalers Christmas Carol

6. “Good Shot, Jacob!” — Foreigner Films, Comments On Child Playing With Baseball Christmas Present

7. Marquette Men’s Basketball Team Sings “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”

8. UAB Men’s Basketball Coach Christmas Commercial: “You sure you need that cookie, big boy?”

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