Hammer Time

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.

Shawn Green, BuJew

And the all-time all-Jewish starting lineup

For the Record

The stubbornly print-only Jewish Sports Review, run by an inimitable pair of boosters, is the go-to reference for identifying the athletic achievements of the tribe

Slugger

In a new biography, Mark Kurlansky explores the life of baseball great—and Jewish hero—Hank Greenberg

Tiger, Tiger

Your Vox Tablet preview

The Joy of Stats

The brainy, numbers-crunching Jewish fans who’ve revolutionized pro sports and realized every geek fan’s dream are celebrated as heroes at the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Sundown: Expanded Fasting Edition

Fayyad’s police, playing on Kol Nidre, and more

Marquis to Pitch on Kol Nidre

‘Your team expects you’ says Jewish National

The Top 10 Jewish-American Athletes

Why now? Why not now?

Look, Jews in Baseball!

Fourteen in the majors this year, as columnists continually remind us

Sitmom

A documentary examines the life of Gertrude Berg, the driving force behind TV’s The Goldbergs

Damn Yankees

Essayist David Shields considers how sports loyalty is the new American religion

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