In an attempt to clean out my Google Alerts, here is a “links dump” of accumulated knowledge: Munich 11 athlete inducted to Sports Hall of Fame(Jerusalem Post) Jewish parathlete from Australia recounts inspiring story here (London Jewish Chronicle) The Hot Corner Book Club, part of the Baseball Nation site, posted about Larry Ruttman‘s book on [...]
Greek soccer player gets life ban for Nazi salute
Keep your enemies closer? (Delmon Young and Reuben Amaro Jr.)
The following article was provided by JNS.org. A World Series warning—about Hitler by Rafael Medoff The 1941 World Series is widely remembered as the first “Subway Series,” when two New York City teams vied for baseball’s championship. It was also the scene of one of the most famous plays in baseball history, when a rare dropped [...]
I was looking for a graphic to illustrate a story for the paper about Team Israel at the WBC and came across this nasty piece in Counterpunch titled “A Pro-Israel PR Gambit? ‘Israel’ meets South Africa in World Baseball Classic.” Note the use of the quotation marks around Israel. The writer riffs on the fact [...]
German neo-Nazi helped in Munich 11 murders
Ex-Chelsea coach Avram Grant finds his roots at Auschwitz
In the spirit of the Olympics… (I.O.C. rejects request for moment of silence for slain Israelis)
When it comes to Delmon Young, forgive and forget?
Bits and pieces, an attempt to clean up my links drawer.