Major League Baseball suspended Detroit Tigers slugger Delmon Young for one week without pay Monday following his drunken anti-Semitic rant and arrest.
The suspension is retroactive to last Friday, when the incident occurred, the league announced.
"Those associated with our game should meet the responsibilities and standards that stem from our game's stature as a social institution," commissioner Bud Selig said in a statement.
"An incident like this cannot and will not be tolerated. I understand that Mr. Young is regretful, and it is my expectation that he will learn from this unfortunate episode."
Young was arrested and charged with hate crime harassment at about 2:40 a.m. Friday after he shouted anti-Semitic slurs and allegedly shoved a tourist to the ground outside the Hilton Hotel in New York City, the New York Post reported.
The tourist was chatting with a panhandler who was wearing a yarmulke and a Star of David before Young's outburst.
The 26-year-old was released on $5...