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

The existence tales of those and so forth, off and on the sector, were compiled from approximately fifty in-depth interviews and organized by means of decade during this edifying and pleasing paintings of oral and cultural heritage. In American Jews and America’s Game every person talks approximately becoming up Jewish and working with Jewish id, assimilation, intermarriage, destiny viability, non secular observance, anti-Semitism, and Israel. every one tells approximately being in the course of the colourful pantheon of avid gamers who, over the last seventy-five years or extra, have made baseball what it's. Their tales inform, as no earlier booklet has, the historical past of the larger-than-life function of Jews in America’s pastime.

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