The traveling Jew in sports (or, “Rooting for laundry”)
Closing out the year: The top 10 Jewish athletes
Now hear these: Author event podcasts from the Bergino Baseball Clubhouse
The Chosen People, fantasy basketball edition
The Sporting News’ Dean’s List
Actually, the list belongs to Jeremy Fine, aka The Great Rabbino, who in turn submitted it to OyChicago in response to Spike.com’s list of the 10 greatest contemporary Jewish athletes. (FYI, Spike is one of those “testosterone-laden” outfits, i.e., heavy on girls, games, and gizmos.) Spike’s list: 10) Jordan Farmar – Backup Point Guard Los [...]
The Korner celebrates its first anniversary.
Former NFLer Bob Stein finds a new fight on the legal gridiron.
Every issue of the classic publication is available through Google books. The first issue: July 1945. Cover price: 15 cents. Tag line: “64 Pages — and Every Word Baseball!” Thanks to John Zajc of the Society for American Baseball Research and writer Rob Neyer for the item. The next step is to go through them [...]
When Pirates pitcher John Grabow won his teams opener against the Cardinals he joined a very elite group. According to Bob Wechsler, author of Day by Day in Jewish Sports History (KTAV), Grabow is just the fifth Jewih pitcher to win a game on opening day. The others include: Steve Stone, Orioles 5, Royals 3, [...]