99 years ago today, Babe Ruth made his major league debut. So here, of course, is Babe Ruth, performing “Wells Fargo” in Montreal in 1975. It’s a waker-upper, all right.

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Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.