Melanie Greenberg

ONE FOR THE TRIBE: Baseball legend Hank Greenberg sat out a game on the Day of Atonement.

Why My Grandpa Was No Hitter on Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is rather inconveniently timed. Just ask any Jewish baseball player. It invariably falls during either the pennant race or the post-season, which poses a dilemma for players with teams that are championship contenders.