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John，11 years old,was in bed in hospital．Several days before, while he was __16__in a baseball game, he fell and hit his head．The doctors believed that he might __17__get well.
"He seems to have given up hope. So medicines alone won't __18__.Perhaps he needs something else," said a doctor."When I visit him, all he ever says is that he would like to meet Babe Ruth．"
To meet Babe Ruth，of course, was not __19__．In America, Babe Ruth was as __20__a man as the President himself, and he was the most famous baseball player．
The next day John's father managed to tell Babe Ruth about the story of his son on the phone. Twenty-four hours later, as the boy __21__ in his hospital room,in walked __ 2__.Young John could hardlt believe his own eyes!
The great baseball player sat down at John's bedside, sang， "Now, listen，kid,you've got to get well. I've brought you a new American League baseball，__23___you must start throwing it．"
For John this was the beginning of a new life．__24__his doctors' surprise ,the boy walked out of the hospital on his own a few weeks later. How was able to live a healthy life---all because of the___25__ of Babe Ruth．
16. A．looking B．playing C. taking D．sitting
17．A. never B. ever C．always D．certainly
18．A．fit B．make C．go D．do
19．A. easy B．1ucky C .difficult D．successful
20．A. waited B．1ied C. prepared D. lay
22．A. his father B．his doctor C．Babe Ruth D.the president
23．A．though B．because C．or D.so
24.A.In B．To C At D．For
25. A.story B．basketball C.present D．1ife
【答案】16-20 BADAB 21-25 DCDBC