Johnny Sylvester

Johnny Sylvester

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John Dale "Johnny" Sylvester (April 5, 1915 – January 8, 1990) was an American packing machinery company executive who was best known for a promise made to him by Babe Ruth during the 1926 World Series. Sylvester was seriously ill and hospitalized. Ruth said he would hit a home run on his behalf, which was followed by what was widely reported at the time as Sylvester's miraculous recovery. Wikipedia

Age: 74 (age at death)
Born: 5 April 1915, Caldwell, New Jersey
Died: 8 January 1990, Place of Death
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: Country of origin
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary


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