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Remembering Jackie Robinson’s Fight Against Anti-Semitism

Robinson witnessed the valuable contributions that Jews were making to the black community's struggle.

Museum Seeks Jews’ Memories of Baseball

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

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

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

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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