publication date: Friday, March 18, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Sports

clue: This record-setting slugger turned Red Sox fans into crybabies.

explanation: Ruth gave shape to baseball's biggest rivalry when the Boston Red Sox traded him to the New York Yankees in 1920. He went on to set a number of home-run records for New York. The word "crybabies" is a play on his nickname "Babe." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, E. M., Anna Gregoline, Nadine Russell, Anthony Lewis, Lori S., Jeff Ball, Marc Kelley, Scott Smart, and Dan Sinnott

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Dan Sinnott.

New York Week This goo was part of New York Week.

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