Lost Advertisements–“Babe Ruth Home Runs”

4 Sep

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By 1922, Babe Ruth‘s name and image were used to sell dozens of products.  The above ad was for “Babe Ruth Home Runes Chocolate Covered Ice Baseballs.,” with the suggestion to “Eat it like an apple.”

“Save the wrappers for a ‘Babe’ Ruth Athletic Doll or an Official League Baseball autographed by ‘Babe’ Ruth.”

The ice cream was available at 68 New York area Liggett’s, “The Safe Drug Stores,” locations.

Below, is a second “Home Runs” ad featuring Ruth:

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2 Responses to “Lost Advertisements–“Babe Ruth Home Runs””

  1. Cliff Blau September 4, 2015 at 5:49 pm #

    Sounds good. Wonder what kind of chocolate they used: dark, milk? Should have been 59% cacao.

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