The 1947 baseball season was Jackie Robinson's first and Hank Greenberg's last. It also marked the debut of another Jewish slugger, Al Rosen.
Hope everyone enjoyed this year's All-Star Game, which was played on Tuesday this week, after this column was prepared.
Adam Greenberg holds a major league record. He was hit in the head by the very first and only pitch he ever saw - or almost saw - in his big league career.
While we're counting the Omer, we're also counting homers.
NL East Mets: The Mets have the best team in the National League, with enough punch to compensate for an aging and not-so-great starting...
"Who are you saying Kaddish for today?" one of the kollel young men asked.
We'll leave the serious stuff - the situation in Israel, the shidduch crisis, and other issues of concern to the Jewish community - to the other qualified Jewish Press columnists.