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

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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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