Detroit Tigers star Delmon Young was arrested in NYC this morning after allegedly screaming a bunch of anti-Semitic slurs at a man in a yarmulke ... and then fighting another dude.
According to the NY Post, 26-year-old Young was approached by a panhandler who appeared Jewish ... when the MLB star exploded in anger ... screaming, "F*cking Jews! F*cking Jews!"
Another man confronted Young ... and things reportedly got physical ... with Young allegedly scratching the guy and pushing him to the ground in the lobby of the Roosevelt Hotel.
According to the report, the victim called 911. Cops quickly responded to the scene and arrested Young for aggravated harassment. Investigators are considering charging the athlete with a hate crime.