Jewish baseball Part of the appeal of baseball is the rich history of the game. My fascination with collecting Jewish baseball autographs and memorabilia is the ability to hold in my hands a piece of history.

As reported in an article on the Daily 49er Web site, the topics of baseball, Jews and history were the subject of an April 15 lecture by Cal State Long Beach history professor Don Schwartz, who delivered a speech
titled “As American as Potato Latkes: Jews and Baseball” at the Alpert Jewish Community Center.

Click here to read the article. Was anyone able to attend the event? Comments? Thoughts?

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