Archive for August, 2009
Yom Kippur and U2
Youkilis helps Sox sweep Blue Jays.
New book introduces Sandy Koufax to a new generation of fans.
A profile on Len Levy, coach for the 1960 World Champion Pittsburgh Pirates.
JML Update: Kinsler moves closer to 30-30 club.
On the ups: Normally, I would do this, since his team lost, but gotta give Gabe Kapler (Rays) some dap: he accounted for all of Tampa Bay’s runs with a two-run homer in a 3-2 loss to the Blue Jays. John Grabow (Cubs) picked up his 19th hold of the years in a 9-4 win [...]
Re: the recent World Jewish Hockey Tournament in Israel * * * The State of Israel has managed to send national teams to Junior and Senior International Ice Hockey Federation Championships for the past decade, despite the fact that it has only one regulation rink in the entire country. The ice surface, built by Canadian [...]
Our old friend Sid Dorfman writes why football fans should give Brett Favre the benefit of the doubt.
A little late on this one — my apologies — but here’s a “preview” of the Phillie’s Jewish Heritage Night, held Aug. 20 against the Arizona Diamondbacks. I often find it comical that the media writes about Jews and the national pastime as if it’s the oddest combination. Imagine! Jews like baseball!
On the ups: Ian Kinsler (Rangers) had two doubles in his team’s 10-9 win over the Yankees. Gabe Kapler (Rays) had a hit and two walks as Tampa beat the Blue Jays, 7-3. Kevin Youkilis (Red Sox) had a hit and drove in a run as Boston doubled up on the White Sox, 6-3. On [...]