Category: Sportswriters

Jackie and the Jews: A Preview

The connections between Jackie Robinson and the Jewish people — on and off the field — are broader, deeper and more intimate than many know. Over the coming days, will explore these connections — and the baseball memorabilia commemorating them — in a series of postings about Jackie Robinson and the Jews.

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AJHS ‘Night of Jewish Baseball’ Recap

A recap of the American Jewish Historical Society is hosting “A Night Of Jewish Baseball” on Wednesday, February 27, which included several Jewish baseball authors and former Jewish Major Leaguers.

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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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Mitch Albom ‘Time Keeper’ Book Tour

Jewish sports writer and author Mitch Albom has released a new book, The Time Keeper. Albom — best known for writing the international best-selling Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lesson — is actively promoting his new novel with a book tour that includes stops at two Jewish Community Centers and a synagogue.

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