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Dentist: Ruth died of rare cancer

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Aug 04, 2008 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Everybody has seen the old footage of Babe Ruth in his final time at Yankee Stadium. It was widely believed he died of throat cancer.

But a dentist in Westchester has uncovered evidence that shows Ruth died of a different, rare form of cancer and had experimental treatments.

Back later with the lineups from steamy Texas.




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