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Adam Greenberg Added to Team Israel Roster

Adam Greenberg — the former Jewish Major Leaguer who’s big league career was limited to one pitch, which hit him in the head — was added to the Team Israel’s roster for the World Baseball Classic qualifiers. Despite — and possibly because of — the extreme brevity of his major league career, Greenberg has a range of baseball cards available to Jewish baseball collectors.

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Selig Marks 20 Years As Baseball’s Commissioner

September 10 marks the 20 anniversary of Allan H. “Bud” Selig’s election as the ninth commissioner of baseball. The Jewish baseball executive has a variety of memorabilia available to collectors.

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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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Coming In June: Judaism & Baseball Retreat

Jewish baseball enthusiasts have a unique opportunity to indulge their passion this summer in a Judaism & Baseball retreat that’s being billed as a “first-ever, exciting and intriguing weekend exploring the spiritual, social, and historical connections between Judaism and baseball.” The event is the most recent example of the “recent renaissance of interest in Jews in baseball” and offers numerous opportunities to add to a Jewish baseball memorabilia collection.

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Jewish World Series MVP Profile: Steve Yeager

In the third and final installment of the posting examining the cards and memorabilia of Jewish World Series MVP winners, JewishSportsCollectibles.com provides a look at Steve Yeager’s collectibles, including the convert catcher’s tush.

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Jewish American Heritage Month

May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), A national month of recognition of the more than 350-year history of Jewish contributions to American culture, JAHM acknowledges the achievements of American Jews in fields ranging from sports and arts and entertainment to medicine, business, science, government, and military service. A list of events across the country celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month is available @ http://www.jewishamericanheritagemonth.us/index.aspx.

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