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Jewish World Series MVPs

If he pitches in the 2013 World Series, Craig Breslow becomes the 24th Jewish Major Leaguer to play in the Fall Classic. In this post, JewishSportsCollectibles.com reviews some of the cards and memorabilia for Jewish World Series MVP winners Larry Sherry (1959), Sandy Koufax (1963 and 1965) and Steve Yeager (1981).

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Glickman Documentary Pays Tribute to Sprinter, Broadcaster

Glickman, a documentary film that looks at the life and legacy of Marty Glickman, a towering figure in the world of both Olympic track and field and sportscasting, premiered recently on HBO. Collectors have access to a variety of Marty Glickman memorabilia.

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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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Jewish World Series Heroes

As the 2013 World Series gets started, JewishSportsCollectibles.com reviews some of the cards and memorabilia for Jewish World Series MVP winners Larry Sherry (1959), Sandy Koufax (1963 and 1965) and Steve Yeager (1981).

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Jewish Women of the AAGPBL

The 20th anniversary Blu-Ray edition of A League of Their Own, the 1992 hit film about the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL), the WWII women’s baseball league, was recently released. Three Jewish women — Thelma “Tiby” Eisen, Anita Foss, and Blanche Schachter — played in the AAGPBL. A fourth alumnae — Margaret Wigiser — is the child of an Orthodox Jewish father, although she doesn’t herself identify as Jewish. All of the women have baseball cards available to Jewish baseball collectors, and a host of other AAGPBL memorabilia exists.

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