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By Larry Ruttman,Allan H Selig,Dr. Martin Abramowitz

ISBN-10: 0803253435

ISBN-13: 9780803253438

ISBN-10: 0803264755

ISBN-13: 9780803264755

Most enthusiasts don’t know the way a long way the Jewish presence in baseball extends past a couple of recognized avid gamers equivalent to Greenberg, Rosen, Koufax, Holtzman, eco-friendly, Ausmus, Youkilis, Braun, and Kinsler. actually, that presence extends to the baseball commissioner Bud Selig, exertions leaders Marvin Miller and Don Fehr, proprietors Jerry Reinsdorf and Stuart Sternberg, officers Theo Epstein and Mark Shapiro, sportswriters Murray Chass, Ross Newhan, Ira Berkow, and Roger Kahn, or even recognized Jewish baseball lovers like Alan Dershowitz and Barney Frank. 

The lifestyles tales of those etc, off and on the sphere, were compiled from approximately fifty in-depth interviews and organized via decade during this edifying and wonderful paintings of oral and cultural background. In American Jews and America’s Game everyone talks approximately turning out to be up Jewish and working with Jewish identification, assimilation, intermarriage, destiny viability, non secular observance, anti-Semitism, and Israel. every one tells approximately being in the middle of the colourful pantheon of gamers who, during the last seventy-five years or extra, have made baseball what it really is. Their tales inform, as no prior ebook has, the background of the larger-than-life position of Jews in America’s pastime.

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