Category: Amateur

Ryan Braun Public Signing

Legends of the Field, a Wisconsin-based sports card shop and memorabilia dealer, is scheduled to host a public signing with Jewish Major Leaguer Ryan Braun on Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in Mequon, WI. The event is Braun’s first public signing in five years, according to the company’s web site.

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Team Israel World Baseball Classic Collectibles

The qualifying rounds of the 2013 World Baseball Classic hold special appeal to Jewish baseball enthusiasts, as Team Israel attempts to become eligible for the WBC. Regardless of the fact that Team Israel’s WBC tournament run could be limited to just two games, there are and will — no doubt be — an expansive array of collectibles available.

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Collecting Justine Siegal, A Women’s Baseball Pioneer

Justine Siegal represents a niche-within-a-niche for Jewish baseball collectors. She’s the first female to pitch batting practice for Major League Baseball, and the first woman to coach first base for a professional team, with the Brockton Rox on the CanAm League. Opportunities exist, and are growing, to add Siegal’s memorabilia to your collection.

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Jewish Girls Basketball Team Forfits for Fast

No memorabilia connection here, but I wanted to share this story of devotion and faith, and a team’s decision that would make Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg proud. “On Thursday afternoon at the SunDome in Yakima, Wash., the Mercer Island (Wash.) Northwest Yeshiva girls basketball team walked onto the court for its consolation-bracket game in the Washington state tournament.”

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