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Remembering Jackie Robinson’s Fight Against Anti-Semitism

8 Iyyar 5773 – April 17, 2013
Robinson witnessed the valuable contributions that Jews were making to the black community's struggle.

Museum Seeks Jews’ Memories of Baseball

6 Iyyar 5773 – April 16, 2013
Do you remember where you were when Sandy Koufax said he would not play on Yom Kippur. The National Museum of American Jewish History is looking for you.

Farewell To Four Baseball Legends

1 Elul 5770 – August 11, 2010
Ernie Harwell, Bob Sheppard, George Steinbrenner, Ralph Houk - four legendary men long associated with baseball, all of whom died during this baseball season.

They Will Be Missed

17 Shevat 5769 – February 11, 2009
He was the oldest former major league ballplayer when he died last month at the age of 100. Bill Werber was a teammate of Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth with the Yankees in 1930 and again three years later. He also played for the Red Sox, Philadelphia Athletics, Cincinnati Reds and New York Giants before retiring in 1942 with a .271 career batting average. He outhit Hank Greenberg .370 to .357 in the 1940 World Series, leading the Reds over the Tigers in seven games.

The Grand Old Game’s Grand Old Man

2 Shevat 5768 – January 9, 2008
He's older than any radio station and spoke before movies did. My legendary friend Ernie Harwell will be 90 years old soon.

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