Former Yeshiva University professor Bob Tufts officially became a Jew in 1982, the same year he was traded from the San Francisco Giants to the Kansas City Royals. Tufts died last month at 63.
Paging Hank Greenberg, Shawn Green, and Ryan Braun
I never really understood why my father cared which player was Jewish. Until, one day, I did.
Ebner was inspired by his father, a Sunday School principal, who taught his son the importance of being Jewish
Keep on swingin’
The 1953 league MVP was one hit away from winning Triple Crown
Adam Greenberg, Chicago Cubs slugger injured in 2005, among honorees
Unraveling Jewish baseball’s urban legend about the southpaw and the Rebbe
The former catcher also managed the Israeli national team last year
My father started rooting for Detroit when Hank Greenberg played for the Tigers. Now it’s an enduring family tradition.