When Jews visit the baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, they can learn about the only two members of the tribe who have been inducted into the hallowed museum: Hank “The Hebrew Hammer” Greenberg and Sandy Koufax.
If you ever need someone to move an entire room — including herself — to tears, just give Patti Smith a call. The rocker gave a moving tribute to Lou Reed during his posthumous induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Cooperstown Mayor Jeff Katz and Jeff Idelson, director of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, work together to oversee induction weekend.
Marvin Miller’s first strike came when he quit Hebrew school. The union leader later led baseball players to free agency. Is it any wonder billionaire owners don’t want him in the Hall of Fame?