NEW YORK - Free agent outfielder-DH Delmon Young pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges related to an incident in New York in which he yelled anti-Semitic slurs.

Young, 27, who played this season with the American League champion Detroit Tigers, was sentenced Wednesday in Manhattan Criminal Court to 10 days of community service on a charge of aggravated harassment in the second degree. He also must participate in a mandatory restorative justice program run by the Museum of Tolerance in New York.

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The incident took place April 27 at the Hilton Hotel in Midtown Manhattan shortly before the Tigers began a series against the Yankees. According to reports, a group of tourists staying at the hotel were approached by a panhandler wearing a yarmulke and Young yelled anti-Semitic epithets at the group. Young also reportedly shoved one of the men, who sustained minor injuries.


Young was suspended without pay for seven days, amounting to a loss of more than $250,000.
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