They Call Him the ‘babe’ but He is Sid Weiss, Humble 2nd Baseman

They call him the “Babe Ruth” of the colleges and he has earned the title. He is Sidney Weiss, of Long Island City, a graduate of Brooklyn Prep and second baseman of the Lafayette College baseball team.

During the last six games, Weiss hit a home run in each game, believed to be a college record. The home runs were hit in two games against Lehigh, two against Rutgers, against Ursinus and Haverford.

Weiss is leading hitter on the team and a good infielder. It is known that the several trips which Paul Kritchell, Yankee scout, made to Easton were intended for investigation of Weiss’ ability.

Weiss is a Junior this year and will probably be elected captain of the team for next season.

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