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4 years ago  ::  May 27, 2011 - 11:11AM #1
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Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story
(film)


www.imdb.com/title/tt1583743/


Great film about Jews who have played professional baseball, includes Hank Greenberg, Sandy Koufax and into the modern era.

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The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (film)


www.imdb.com/title/tt0208261/


biography of the great Jewish slugger Hank Greenberg, who, among other things, once hit 58 home runs in a single season.

(both Hank Greenberg and Sandy Koufax are also famous for refusing to play on Yom Kippur)

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Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy (book)


www.amazon.com/Sandy-Koufax-Leftys-Jane-...

(on Amazon.com, can get a used copy for as little as one dollar, plus shipping.

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The Baseball Talmud:

The Definitive Position-by-Position Ranking of Baseball's Chosen Players (book)


www.amazon.com/Baseball-Talmud-Definitiv...


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Designated Hebrew: The Ron Blomberg Story (book)

www.amazon.com/Designated-Hebrew-Ron-Blo...

Ron Bloomberg was a slugger who played for the NY Yankees.  He has the distinction of the being the very first designated hitter in the history of baseball.


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And here's a neat little blurb about Elliot Maddox, another NY Yankee.  He is an African-American man, from NJ, who converted to Judaism:


www.jewishbaseballnews.com/elliott-maddo...
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