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Baseball, Beer, Cornhole, Art Shamsky, and Scooter the Holy Cow

A night to celebrate the relationship between Jews and baseball at the American Jewish Historical Society in New York City

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Cult Following

This week on Unorthodox: Drake plays house, plus Jewish Baseball Museum founder Jeff Aeder and writer and performer Carrie Poppy

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You Want Baseball? We Got Baseball.

Here are 28 MVP-caliber articles from Tablet’s archives to quench your baseball fix

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Nine Notable Jewish Baseball Books for Kids

And only one is about Sandy Koufax

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Who Are Donald Trump’s Major League Supporters?

One Trump endorser wants to make baseball American again

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Hello Again, Baseball

As Major League Baseball’s opening day nears, prepare yourself by visiting a new online museum about Jews and America’s Pastime 

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Jews Who Love the Mets

The Amazin’s are in the World Series. Here’s who’s pumped.

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The Hall of Fame Case for Lip Pike

The superstar—a proud Jew known as the ‘Iron Batter’—slugged his way into the record books of pre-integration era baseball. But the powers that be won’t even put him on the Cooperstown ballot.

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Koufax’s Yom Kippur Decision

It’s been 50 years since the M.V.P. lefty sat out on the holiest day of the year, then pitched the Los Angeles Dodgers to the 1965 World Series title

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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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