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Random Thoughts between Seasons

Ike Davis is one of only a handful of MLB players with a Jewish mother.

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.

About the Author: The author of 10 books, Irwin Cohen headed a national baseball publication for five years and interviewed the legendary Hank Greenberg. He went on to work for a major league team and became the first Orthodox Jew to earn a World Series ring. He can be reached in his Detroit area dugout at irdav@sbcglobal.net.


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2 Responses to “Random Thoughts between Seasons”

  1. Dan Silagi says:

    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.

  2. Ron Kaplan says:

    Kalish did not play in the Majors last year.

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