102-Year-Old-Actor Attends First World Series Game Since 1926

Before stepping into Dodger Stadium this week, Norman Lloyd had attended one World Series.

“It is wonderful to be at a World Series again,” said Norman Lloyd, who attended Game 2 of the series at Dodger Stadium. “Baseball has always remained a passion for me, and I followed it religiously.” (Credit: Hailey Branson-Potts / Los Angeles Times)

“It is wonderful to be at a World Series again,” said Norman Lloyd, who attended Game 2 of the series at Dodger Stadium. “Baseball has always remained a passion for me, and I followed it religiously.” (Credit: Hailey Branson-Potts / Los Angeles Times)

In 1926.

As a 12-year-old boy at Yankee Stadium, he watched as Babe Ruth slid into second base and split his pants.

Now, a mere 91 years later, the actor — known as the rigid headmaster who fired Robin Williams in “Dead Poets Society” and the villain who fell from the Statue of Liberty in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Saboteur” — returned to the Fall Classic to watch a series between the Dodgers and Houston Astros that already has the makings of a Hollywood drama.

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