Category: Special Issues

Jewish World Series MVP Profile: Larry Sherry

During the 55-year history of the World Series’ Most Valuable Player Award, three Jewish players have won a total of won a total of four MVP trophies. This includes Larry Sherry (1959), Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax (1963 and 1965), and Steve Yeager (1981), who converted to Judaism after his career. Interestingly, all three played for the Los Angeles Dodger when they captured the honors. Today, JewishSportsCollectibles.com offers a look at some of the Larry Sherry’s collectibles.

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Ryan Braun Latest MOT To Make SI Cover

Ryan Braun appears on the cover of the August 29 Sports Illustrated. The Jewish Major Leaguer is the latest MOT to make the cover of SI. Check out the list of other Jewish athletes (and others) who’ve made the front page of the sports magazine.

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Topp Announces Ike Davis Rookie Redemption Card

Topps announces the player redeemable for the 2010 Topps Finest Baseball Rookie Redemption # 2 is New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis. Each Master Box of Topps Finest includes one Rookie Redemption. In addition, collectors can also find redemptions for Blue Refractors (#’d to 199) and Gold Refractors (#’d to 50) versions. A quick search of eBay shows the cards selling for as much as $50.

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