For your listening pleasure
Yogi Berra Museum hosts program on Hank Greenberg
Now hear this: Larry Ruttman, author of ‘American Jews and America’s Game: Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball’
Now hear this: Marc Tracy discusses his new book, “Jewish Jocks”
The High Holy Days are upon us and each year brings the inevitable question: will the handful of Jewish Major Leaguers play on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, or will they sit? The most prominent stars to refrain from taking the field during this time were Hank Greenberg and Sandy Koufax [...]
Now hear this: Rabbi Rebecca Alpert on Jews and black baseball
Two nights ago, my softball team hit into four double plays in a seven inning game. It would have been five, but the opponent’s first baseman dropped the throw on a ball I had hit. It squirted away from him and I, being possessed by some sort of dybbuk, took off for second. This with [...]
Orthodox rapper is “linsane” for Knicks latest star.
Happy 110th, Moe Berg, baseball man of mystery.
How many amateur players have dreamed about playing in such a situation. The guy who scored the game-winner will never forget this moment.
Come on, Atlanta Braves, even the Jews know “Jingle Bells!”