Sport: Ruth Out

"Judge Fuchs is a double-crosser. His word is no good. He doesn't keep his promises. I don't want another damn thing from him—the dirty double-crosser."

With these and more unprintable comments, George Herman Ruth last week resigned from the Boston Braves with whom he signed a contract last February to perform as baseball player, assistant manager and vice president. His reasons: personal differences with the Braves' president, Judge Emil Fuchs, climaxed by Judge Fuchs's refusal to allow him to attend a party on board the S.S. Normandie (see p. 20) which Babe Ruth thought would be "a great thing for baseball." Judge...

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