Ed Sherman and Jewishbaseballmuseum.com
By Ed Sherman and Jewishbaseballmuseum.com
These Are The 7 Jewish Baseball Players To Watch In 2017
You have to admit that this is a good time for Jews in baseball. On the field, Team Israel’s strong showing was the talk of the World Baseball Classic. Meanwhile, Ian Kinsler played a key role on the U.S. team. While Alex Bregman had limited duty for the U.S., the star watch is on for…
What Did Baseball Scouts Really Have To Say About Sandy Koufax?
If Sandy Koufax was a young prospect today, the teams would have reams of scouting data on him leading up to the MLB Draft Thursday. But it wasn’t that way in the 1950s when Koufax was pitching at the University of Cincinnati. In fact, there wasn’t even a draft back then. Thankfully, though, we do…
Why Interviewing Sandy Koufax Made This Writer More Nervous Than Ever Before
Sportswriter Jeff Passan is long past the stage in his career when he feels anxious at the prospect of interviewing a famous athlete. But Sandy Koufax was different. It was a bucket list moment for Passan, the lead baseball writer for Yahoo Sports. A part of him felt as if he was back in Hebrew…
Billy Crystal’s fake Yiddish was a Jewish standout at the Tonys — but how should Jews feel about it?
‘Whose religious freedom?’: Scenes from a Jewish rally for abortion rights
On Bob Dylan’s 81st birthday, his 10 most Jewish songs
New York Voices
99 years ago, she was born on the Lower East Side (and she still remembers everything)
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I’m glad Coach Kennedy can pray at the 50 yard line
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De Blasio says he no longer supports AIPAC, and wouldn’t accept its endorsement if offered