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Missing From Israel’s Baseball Team: Israelis

Team Israel plays in Coney Island this week with a roster of 28 players, two of whom are Israeli citizens. Luckily, a few loose rules—and the efforts of the team’s president—have expanded the player pool.

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The Greatest Jewish Baseball Players of All Time, by Position

The dog days of summer call for a roster of the best, from Sandy Koufax to ‘The Hebrew Hammer’ and more

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Great Jewish Moments in MLB All-Star Game History

From Hank Greenberg to Steve Stone, here’s archival footage of some of baseball’s best Jewish players performing on the game’s most spectacular stage

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In Theo They Trust

This year’s MLB All-Star selections are proof that Theo Epstein is a baseball God

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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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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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Ryan Braun is a Major League Baseball Star. So, Why Haven’t Jews Embraced Him?

Why MLB’s most productive Jewish player deserves fans—despite missing out on the All-Star Game and facing suspension

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Adam Greenberg’s Second Big League At-Bat

Seven years after being seriously injured, player gets another chance

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Sundown: GQ votes for Cantor

Plus, a break from Tebowing, Shalit joins Facebook, MVP Braun, and more

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Hammer Time: Al Rosen (1924–2015)

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.

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