Posted on: June 18th, 2012Sections → Sports
In a dramatic championship final in the All Star Israel Softball League, Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe took home the Holyland Series Trophy, with a stunning 10-7 comeback victory. Players and fans stormed the field, celebrating the roller-coaster victory for Lakewood late into the night.
Posted on: June 7th, 2012Sections → Sports → Baseball Insider
The 40th yahrzeit of Abe Stark, who died at 77 in July 1972, is almost upon us. Those of you who remember Ebbets Field, abandoned by the Dodgers in 1957, can recall the Abe Stark sign on the bottom of the scoreboard embedded in the right field wall.
Posted on: June 7th, 2012Sections → Sports
The Holyland Series Final Four is set, with Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe and Lobos advancing to the marquee event, to join top seeds Cafe Rimon and Bagelsbergs. The top tier teams vie for the coveted Holyland Series Trophy, while Brooklyn Lightning and Jerry’s Kids look to take home the Janglo Cup in the tier-two championship.
Posted on: June 1st, 2012Sections → Sports
League observers have pegged Rimon as the championship favorite, after their recent 23-2 landslide win over Bagelsbergs clinched the top seed, and gave them a perfect undefeated record in the regular season.
Posted on: May 24th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Manny Pacquiao, the World Boxing Organization welterweight champion, will visit Israel after his title defense fight against Timothy Bradley on June 9, according to his Jewish promoter Bob Arum in a report by JTA.
Posted on: May 21st, 2012Sections → Sports
Torah Tidbits 6 - Jerry’s Kids 4...Café Rimon 14 – Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe 6...Café Rimon 14 – Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe 6
Posted on: May 9th, 2012Sections → Sports → Baseball Insider
I was lucky enough to have met and interviewed many Hall of Famers including Joe DiMaggio, Hank Greenberg, Ted Williams and Stan Musial. I also had the chance to meet and gab with many of the stars from the old Negro Leagues who went on to play in the major leagues after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier – Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Larry Doby, Monte Irvin and Satchel Paige. But I never had the chance to meet Jackie Robinson.
Posted on: May 9th, 2012Sections → Sports
Despite a few uncomfortable moments, I came away from the game with a very thankful 13-year-old, with great father-son memories, and happy, knowing that, given the opportunity, the Globetrotters are still fully capable of being America's ambassadors to the world.
Posted on: May 9th, 2012Sections → Sports
In a rematch of last season's Holyland Series, Lobos looked for revenge, but it was Café Rimon who prevailed – though all agreed that this encounter would pale in significance to a potential postseason meeting.
Posted on: May 3rd, 2012Sections → Sports
Opening day action in the All Star Israel Softball League was marked by action and excitement, as fans were treated to two tight pitchers’ duels and two big slugfests.
Posted on: May 3rd, 2012News & Views → Jewish
For the Jewish community in Ohio, the newest Cleveland Browns lineman is also a landsman. Mitchell Schwartz will arrive in Cleveland on Thursday, May 10 for the Cleveland Browns’ rookie minicamp, having been chosen as the 37th pick in last week’s NFL Draft. In an interview with Cleveland Jewish News, the 22 year-old Brown said […]
Posted on: April 22nd, 2012News & Views → Global
A campaign by the widows of two Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre have had their petition for a memorial at the 2012 Olympic games rejected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Posted on: April 12th, 2012Sections → Sports → Baseball Insider
The 2012 baseball season should be a most interesting one. Every game is important. No longer can a team just play for the Wild Card spot and have an equal shot with the three division winners at participating in the World Series (as St. Louis did last year).
Posted on: March 7th, 2012Sections → Sports
Lobos will meet Hawke & Co. in the finals, and attempt to pick up their second consecutive championship title.
Posted on: February 8th, 2012Sections → Sports → Baseball Insider
Sixty years ago and fifty years ago. 1952 and 1962. They were memorable years for many of us.
Posted on: February 7th, 2012Sections → Sports
Yak Pak moved into a tie for first place with two wins and a Lobos loss.
Posted on: January 24th, 2012Sections → Sports
Week 4 of the “Red and Dr. Murray's” Israel Basketball league saw three games go down to the wire in thrilling fashion.
Posted on: January 18th, 2012Sections → Sports
“If I’m behind the arc, and I see an open teammate, I love the deep dish” said piping hot three-point artist Josh Friedman. “But Big Apple knows how to serve up the treys – we always deliver”.
Posted on: January 11th, 2012Sections → Sports → Baseball Insider
Craig Breslow and Jason Marquis will be wearing different uniforms this season. The two pitchers also share a unique trait among those labeled “Jewish players” by the media: Breslow and Marquis both have two Jewish parents.
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