Babe Ruth

The Babe As Humanitarian

Staff Writer
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Yankee great Babe Ruth was many things — prodigious slugger, as well as prodigious drinker and carouser.

But humanitarian and early Hitler critic?

Poster for “Universal Babe:" A different side of the Sultan of Swat.

A Jew In Pinstripes: Yanks Get Youkilis

Associate Editor

The Yanks have signed Kevin Youkilis, the scrappy, dirty-uniformed third-baseman, who instantly becomes the most prominent Jewish ballplayer in the Bronx since Jack Ukeles (the Jewish communal demographer and planner, but no relation) last took his glove to the park.

The bombers announce their newest player on their web site.
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