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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin Congratulates US President Donald Trump

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Jackie Robinson
 

Posted on: January 11th, 2017

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Jackie Robinson finished his tenth major league season with a .275 average and 10 home runs. He was slowing down and saw action in only 117 of the Dodgers' 154 games.

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Posted on: December 8th, 2016

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Ed Mierkowicz, 92, is the last surviving player from the 1945 World Series between the Cubs and the Detroit Tigers.

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Posted on: November 10th, 2016

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In 1966, actor William Shatner became commander of the Starship Enterprise on television and the Trekkie generation was born.

Don Larsen’s 1956 Topps baseball card.
 

Posted on: October 13th, 2016

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For Americans, baseball provided an escape, and Jewish Americans followed the exploits of their favorite teams and of the relatively few Jews who wore baseball uniforms.

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Posted on: September 8th, 2016

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They asked me about him for so long that I didn't get a chance to interview or take any pictures of players.

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Posted on: August 10th, 2016

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The tall, handsome, charismatic ballplayer topped several polls during his playing days as the most heroic figure among Jews in America.

Mr. and Mrs. Lou Gehrig
 

Posted on: July 7th, 2016

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Jewish baseball history was made by the New York Giants at the Polo Grounds on Sunday, September 21, 1941, as the team had four Jews in its starting lineup – the first and thus far only time that’s happened in the major leagues.

Fred Merkle
 

Posted on: June 8th, 2016

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Most baseball fans have heard of Merkle's Boner, but how many actually know when or how it happened?

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Posted on: May 11th, 2016

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The Jewish population of America was estimated at almost three million in 1916. Most did not have the means to afford even a basic Ford automobile ($440), let alone the most expensive model ($975).

Irwin’s favorite, Jose Altuve of the Astros.
 

Posted on: April 7th, 2016

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The Cubs have the most players I'll be watching.

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Posted on: March 10th, 2016

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Bryce Harper may be the best player in baseball, but Washington can't match the starting pitching depth of the Mets over a long season, so look for the Mets to win the N.L. Eastern Division.

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Posted on: February 10th, 2016

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My father informed me that Rosen was Jewish and I targeted him as one of the players I would follow closely.

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Posted on: January 7th, 2016

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Pafko was a much-sought-after autograph signer at card shows through the years and would frequently appear at Cubs games in Wrigley Field, leading the singing of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the 7th inning stretch.

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Posted on: December 9th, 2015

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Like the fans, she adored him. By the time his career as a player, coach, and manager ended, Yogi had collected

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Posted on: November 11th, 2015

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Perhaps the biggest shock for Tigers fans was the firing of president and general manager Dave Dombrowski after the trades of Price and Cespedes.

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Posted on: October 8th, 2015

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"It is my belief that if our clubs played a series on a best-of-nine basis, we would create great interest in baseball in our leagues and in our players. I also believe it would be a financial success."

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Posted on: September 9th, 2015

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The Philadelphia Phillies were impressed with his pitching prowess and promoted him to the major leagues in 1912.

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Posted on: August 12th, 2015

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By 1943 both Rosenthals were serving in the armed forces. Both used chutzpah and bluffed about their age.

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Posted on: July 9th, 2015

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Gray played the outfield better than most players with two hands.

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Posted on: June 12th, 2015

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While David was impressed with his great-uncle's past, he was working on his own life and future path.

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