Why Babe Ruth Was Arrested in San Diego for Violating Child Labor Laws

No athlete has ever come close to matching Babe Ruth’s larger than life profile. His exploits on the baseball diamond were perhaps matched only by his excesses and friendly and approachable nature off it. Before it became popular with athletes, Ruth was a frequent signer of autographs, particularly for the many children who idolized him. People wanted to take away something as a memento from the athlete who was probably the most famous person in the world during his career, and a signature was the best way to do that. Unfortunately…