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.
Jewish baseball stars for the Astros, Braves, and Dodgers all decide to play on Yom Kippur. They all lose.
Putting the Koufax Rule to the test
The senior VP of baseball operations for the Tampa Bay Rays explains how his team changed the way the game is played—and why he keeps a jar of gefilte fish in his office
I never really understood why my father cared which player was Jewish. Until, one day, I did.
You can be a proud Jew on the gridiron, not only in shul
Who’s greater? It depends on what you value.
The jersey is believed to be one of only two known to exist
The Hall of Fame lefty, who famously sat on Yom Kippur during the 1965 World Series, had quite the impact on Robert Gaynor of Newton, Mass.
Gather ’round, folks. It’s Game 7!
Sandy Koufax’s decision not to play on Yom Kippur during the ’65 World Series is cemented into American-Jewish mythology. But Greenberg did the same thing decades prior, arguably during tougher times.
The dog days of summer call for a roster of the best, from Sandy Koufax to ‘The Hebrew Hammer’ and more
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
And only one is about Sandy Koufax
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
The 79-year-old lefty threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Tuesday’s MLB All-Star Game. Let’s remember his greatness.
Will Jewish fans head to Yankee Stadium on Sept. 25?
Unraveling Jewish baseball’s urban legend about the southpaw and the Rebbe