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Kyle Schwarber may be Babe Ruth reincarnate, called his homer over the Wrigley scoreboard

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On Oct. 1, 1932, Babe Ruth reportedly called his home run while facing Charlie Root at Wrigley Field. According to some reports, the ball even cleared the scoreboard. 

Eighty-three years later, another large, hulking left-handed slugger did the same.

After hitting a home run out of PNC Park in the Wild Card Game, and hitting an opposite-field dinger in the second inning on Monday, Kyle Schwarber gave the Cubs a little breathing room in Game 4 when he launched a shot that cleared the scoreboard. Though this time it was to right field instead of center. 

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Turns out Schwarber called this one, too: 

The homer would end up being the final run in the Cubs' 6-4 victory as they head to their first NLCS since 2003. 

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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