Category: Who’s Jewish?

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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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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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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