In this article Babe Ruth (1895 – 1948) wrote about the best baseball players of 1929:
"The ten best players that Babe Ruth can pick from the major leagues go into an unofficial diamond hall of fame. Ruth started picking these teams as a result of a clubhouse argument...
"That there has been no prejudice is best shown, I think, by the fact that I have named six men from the National League and only one from my own league, the American...I haven't named a single man from my own club, the New York Yankees, the men who play alongside me day after day through the season."
A Baseball Signed by "The Babe"