Photo Credit: Irwin Cohen
Ike Davis is one of only a handful of MLB players with a Jewish mother.

Everything is up – profits for the owners, salaries for the players, and the price we’ll have to pay to watch multimillionaires play.

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Author, columnist, and public speaker Irwin Cohen headed a national baseball publication for five years and worked for a major league team, becoming the first Orthodox Jew to earn a World Series ring. His column appears the second week of each month. He can be reached in his suburban Detroit area dugout at irdav@sbcglobal.net.

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  1. Sandy Koufax, the greatest pitcher ever, had not one by TWO non-Jewish wives. Let us all rend our clothing and sit shiva for Sandy because he married out.

    I'm writing a novel, due out in early 2015, in which the fictional Koufax marries a lovely Jewish girl. From James Madison HS in Brooklyn. And he wins over 400 games.

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