Babe in Uniform

Image of babe Ruth as a National Guardsman in 1924

Babe Ruth in full salute after signing up for a three-year stint in the New York National Guard. I have to give a special thanks to the RSS feed at Shorpy’s Photo Blog which delivered this gem of an image right to my feed reader. Can you image that? All this history delivered straight to my doorstep free of charge. Oh, how I do love the internets!

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4 Responses to Babe in Uniform

  1. oh. not really what I thought this post was going to be about…

  2. jimgroom says:


    If you’re a red-blooded American, there is only one babe in your life: il Bambino!

  3. Oh. My bad. If you’re a hot-blooded Canadian, you might be thinking more along the lines of this:

  4. jimgroom says:

    There’s also this babe, in the event you’re a Fargo fan.

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