When I caught a foul ball at a baseball game, I felt the divine presence—and it changed my whole life
The R.A. Dickey trade; or why the New York Mets, like American Jews, are at risk of losing their soul
Miller was responsible for the creation of free agency
The former poet laureate on the former Triple Crown winner
Well, the game was in Florida but…you know.
Why one yeshiva principal collects baseballs signed by Talmud scholars instead of professional athletes
Forget the Olympics and going for the gold. Books about baseball show kids why it’s OK—even good—not to win.
Playing the game with men in the afternoon of life, trying to keep it from turning into evening
While the newly hot Kevin Youkilis is missing in action
Plus another Jew targeted in southern France, and more
Shawn Green will play; Tablet talks to manager Brad Ausmus
18 total bases fall one short of Shawn Green’s record
Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young’s recent anti-Semitic tirade was a throwback to an era when bigotry was the norm in Major League Baseball
Texas Ranger priciest second baseman in history
Don’t knock Jewish ballplayers—they’re better than you think
Isn’t it time for them to make aliyah?
Plus Kristallnacht in Brooklyn, Foreskin Man’s female friend, and more
Plus Kreayshawn, Arrington, and other Jews you may know of
This is what you get when you replace Scott Feldman in the World Series
Rooting for the Texas Rangers in the World Series
Doubling-down on the Brewers, regrouping in the American League
Plus some reading for when you’re not eating
Who will be Tablet’s team(s)?
And where the High Holiday and playoff schedules clash
Pitcher gave up the Shot Heard ‘Round the World
For a few glorious years, Al Rosen was the next Hank Greenberg. But his career ended prematurely, thanks to physical injuries, mental slumps—and Hank Greenberg.
Plus, Obama borrows from Hillel, Mizrahi Manischewitz, and more
Plus, Braun’s brawn, Kafka, and more
And the all-time all-Jewish starting lineup