Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth salutes the camera in his New York National Guard uniform on 28 May 1924. Ruth signed up for a three-year hitch with the 104th Field Artillery of the National Guard in 1924, though he continued to play baseball full-time.

Photo from the National Photo Company Collection of the U.S. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Image number npcc 11508.

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