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Fans Vote Sandy Koufax as One of the Four Greatest Living Players

The 79-year-old lefty threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Tuesday’s MLB All-Star Game. Let’s remember his greatness.

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Who Are the All-Time Jewish Home Run Kings?

Mose Soloman, ‘The Rabbi of Swat,’ makes the list

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Did a Seder Plate Propel the Mets to the 1969 World Series?

How a Brooklyn yeshiva’s sad fate was tied to the team’s ‘miracle’ season

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Jewish Baseball Great Al Rosen Dies at 91

The 1953 league MVP was one hit away from winning Triple Crown

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Supreme Court Justice Arrives Late to Baseball Playoff Because of Yom Kippur

Justice Stephen Breyer answers to a higher authority

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Is Baseball’s Rod Carew Jewish?

Setting the record straight on the Hall of Famer’s 69th birthday

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The Little League Legend Who Lied

‘Kid Danny’ opens up in filmmaker Andrew Cohn’s new ESPN documentary

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What Little League Baseball Taught Me About Being a Jewish Parent

Bending my rules—but not breaking them—let my son play ball without forgetting that family and synagogue still come first

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Joshua Ferris Takes on All Kinds of Decay in His Ambitious New Novel

‘To Rise Again at a Decent Hour’ wrestles with faith, community, baseball, and what it means to refuse to fill your cavities

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My Favorite Anti-Semite: An American Jewish Reflection on Ty Cobb for Opening Day

He was the greatest and strangest of all ball players, a fierce competitor, and a hateful person

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Forget Peanuts and Cracker Jack. What Jews Love About Baseball Is Jewish Players.

A new exhibit paints the sport as a vehicle for assimilation, but Greenberg, Koufax, and even Ryan Braun are Jewish role models

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Brad Ausmus Named Manager of Detroit Tigers

The former catcher also managed the Israeli national team last year

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World Series: Breslow, Beards, and Nuremberg

The series is tied at 2-2, but so much more is going on

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Boston Pitcher Craig Breslow Got a 34 on His MCAT

He’s also playing in the World Series right now

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‘Mantle, Shmantle—Long as We Got Abrams’

A famous headline corrected, and a baseball legacy revisited

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How a Jewish Kid From Connecticut Made It to the Major Leagues

Josh Zeid plays for one of the worst teams in baseball but still says he’s living the dream

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Why My Home Team Will Always Be Detroit, Even Though I Live in Boston

My father started rooting for Detroit when Hank Greenberg played for the Tigers. Now it’s an enduring family tradition.

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Ryan Braun Pulled From Children’s Book Cover

Meanwhile, reports claim Hebrew Hammer called steroid accuser an anti-Semite

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Smart and Dumb Reactions to Ryan Braun Saga

The suspension of the Brewers slugger has prompted some diverse responses

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Ryan Braun Suspended for Season Over Steroids

The Brewers slugger likely the first in a series of upcoming player suspensions

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Seeing God at Yankee Stadium

When I caught a foul ball at a baseball game, I felt the divine presence—and it changed my whole life

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Spiritual Moneyball

The R.A. Dickey trade; or why the New York Mets, like American Jews, are at risk of losing their soul

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Marvin Miller, Baseball Union Head, Dies at 95

Miller was responsible for the creation of free agency

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Robert Pinsky on Carl Yastrzemski

The former poet laureate on the former Triple Crown winner

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Israel Wins Home Game in Baseball Classic

Well, the game was in Florida but…you know.

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A Rabbinic League of Their Own

Why one yeshiva principal collects baseballs signed by Talmud scholars instead of professional athletes

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Lessons From Losers

Forget the Olympics and going for the gold. Books about baseball show kids why it’s OK—even good—not to win.

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Softball as Fountain of Youth

Playing the game with men in the afternoon of life, trying to keep it from turning into evening

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Braun and Kinsler Are Your All-Star Jews

While the newly hot Kevin Youkilis is missing in action

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Sundown: ‘Shev, Kelev, Shev!’

Plus another Jew targeted in southern France, and more

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