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I went hunting for the two documentary shorts listed for Rube in the IMDb, but could not find them. If you have better luck, please let me know. I would love to see him in action, and be able to share him with all and sundry:
I checked the Baseball Hall of Fame, in hopes that the footage had been archived by them, and found that they had updated their site, and their updated page for Rube is lovely:
How cute is that photo? See that darker shirt under his uniform? I bet dollar to doughnuts that it’s red, fireman red. Don’t you?
Rube Waddell: The Zany, Brilliant Life of a Strikeout Artist * Alan H. Levy
Listen to the episode: episode 12: Rube Waddell