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'Hebrew Hammer' named National League 'manager of the year'

'Hebrew Hammer' Gabe Kapler named National League 'manager of the year'

Jewish manager Gabe Kapler overwhelmingly voted National League top manager after guiding the San Francisco Giants to 107 wins.

Jewish pitcher gives Atlanta 1st World Series win in 26 years

Jewish ace pitcher gives Atlanta 1st World Series win in 26 years

Max Fried pitches Atlanta Braves to first World Series win in over a quarter century.

Tyler Herron, former Team Israel pitcher, dies at 35

Tyler Herron, former Team Israel pitcher, dies at 35

Tyler Herron, former major league baseball prospect, dies at 35 of unknown causes.

3 Jewish baseball players could make or break 2021 World Series

3 Jewish baseball players could make or break the 2021 World Series

The World Series is upon us, and there are likely more Jewish players in this year’s edition than there have been in decades.

Watch: Biden booed at Congressional baseball gameplayer

Watch: Biden booed at Congressional baseball game

Some members of the crowd can be heard screaming “boo” and “Joe you suck” for Biden's handling of the Afghanistan crisis.

‘Painfully close’: Baseball team’s PT laments Olympics results

‘Painfully close’: Israel baseball team’s physical therapist laments Olympics results

'People were amazed that Israel was competing at such a high level,' says physical therapist for Israel's baseball team.

Eric Holtz quits as Team Israel’s baseball manager

Eric Holtz quits as Team Israel’s baseball manager after 4 years at the helm

After Team Israel failed at the Tokyo Olympics, team manager Eric Holtz steps down following four years at the helm.

Israel's baseball team ousted from Olympics

Israel's baseball team ousted from Olympics

Team Israel knocked out of medal contention after former MLB slugger comes up clutch in the 9th.

Loss to South Korea puts Israel on the brink of elimination

Loss to South Korea puts Israel on the brink of elimination

Another loss for Israel tomorrow means the end of the tournament for the team.

Second loss for Israeli baseball team in Tokyo

Second loss for Israeli baseball team in Tokyo

Israel lost to Team USA today for the second time in a row, with a final score of 8:1.

Miami Marlins' Jewish pitcher throws a scoreless inning

Miami Marlins Jewish pitcher Richard Bleier throws scoreless inning on Jewish Heritage Day

Richard Bleier, the lone Jewish player on the Miami Marlins, pitches scoreless inning - on Jewish Heritage Day.

Israel's baseball team 'confident' 2 days ahead of Olympic gameplayer

Israel's baseball team 'confident' 2 days ahead of Olympic game

“We are playing some of the best teams in the world,' says head coach of Israel's national baseball team at Tokyo Olympics.

Great week for Israeli softball

Great week for Israeli softball

2 Israeli youth teams receive silver and bronze medals for their performances European softball tournaments.

‘Why can’t I be the first?’

‘Why can’t I be the first?’

Orthodox baseball prospect Jacob Steinmetz on the history he hopes to make.

Jen Psaki throws first pitch at Nationals Park after shootingplayer

Jen Psaki throws first pitch at Nationals Park one day after shooting

Biden press secretary throws first pitch one day after shooting at baseball stadium.

Watch: Gunshots heard during live broadcast of baseball game player

Watch: Gunshots heard during live broadcast of baseball game as fans flee for dugout

A gunfire exchange between passing vehicles, left at least 4 people injured during an MLB game between Washington & San Diego.

Second Orthodox Jew drafted to MLB

Second Orthodox Jew drafted to MLB

Washington Nationals select catcher Elie Kligman in the 20th round pick of the MLB draft.

Watch: Gad Elbaz sings Hatikva at Israel vs NY baseball gameplayer

Watch: Israeli singer Gad Elbaz sings Hatikva at Israel vs NY baseball game

Israeli National Team hosted by New York Boulders for special exhibition game honoring the 'Munich 11.'

MLB union chief Marvin Miller to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Marvin Miller, the Jewish MLB union chief, will finally get his Hall of Fame induction

Major League Baseball's Jewish union chief to finally be inducted into Hall of Fame - but ceremony falls on Rosh Hashanah.

First Orthodox baseball player drafted to MLBplayer

First Orthodox baseball player drafted to MLB

Arizona Diamondbacks take right-handed pitcher Jacob Steinmetz in third round, making him the first Orthodox Jewish player to get drafted.

MLB looks to draft first Orthodox Jewish player

MLB looks to draft first Orthodox Jewish player

17-year-old Jacob Steinmetz, who has a 97-MPH fastball, looks to be the first Orthodox Jew drafted by a Major League team.

Yankees make Jewish woman batgirl 60 years after rejecting her

Yankees make Jewish woman batgirl 60 years after turning her down

Gwen Goldman, 70, gets to be a batgirl at a Yankees game, 60 years after the team turned her down because she was a girl.

Can baseball save America?

Can baseball save America?

We can use a lift, and there is no better place to start than at the ballpark. Op-ed.

Watch: Fans 'troll' baseball game with 'Trump Won' signplayer

Watch: Fans 'troll' baseball game with 'Trump Won' sign

Another instance of professional sports fans voicing their protest to the contested presidential race was seen during an MLB game last week.

Watch: Fan ejected from baseball game for displaying Trump sign player

Watch: Fan ejected from baseball game for displaying Trump sign

A Trump fan who brought in a large 'TRUMP WON' banner to Red Sox game was immediately ejected, raising censorship questions.

18-yr-old wants to be first Shabbat observant baseball player

Jewish high school baseball star plans to be first Shabbat observant Major Leaguer

Orthodox Jewish high school baseball player, ranked 14 in Nevada, wants to play pro ball while observing Shabbat.

Liberal media keeping 'one of top pitchers out of baseball HOF'player

Liberal media keeping 'one of top pitchers out of baseball HOF'

Newsmax says Red Sox's Curt Schilling, arguably one of the best players in MLB history, hasn't reached Cooperstown due to politics.

Jewish teen scouted by MLB won't play on Shabbat

Jewish teen scouted by MLB won't play on Shabbat

High schooler Elie Kligman, dreams of being the first Orthodox Jewish MLB player, and he will never play on Shabbat.

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect, Oneil Cruz, Faces DUI Charges

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect, Oneil Cruz, Faces DUI Charges In Dominican Republic

Oneil Cruz, a 21-year-old Pittsburgh Pirates prospect, faced a hearing in the Dominican Republic where he hails from.

Steve Cohen reaches agreement to buy the New York Mets

Steve Cohen reaches agreement to buy the New York Mets

Jewish billionaire reaches agreement to buy NY Mets, after deal seemingly stalled earlier this year.

1st Israeli drafted to Major League notches win with the Orioles

Dean Kremer, first Israeli drafted to Major Leagues, notches win in Orioles pitching debut

Dean Kremer, the first Israeli player to be drafted into the Major Leagues, notches win in debut game with the Orioles.

Former MLB player: Anti-Semitism "rampant" in baseball

Former MLB player: Anti-Semitism "rampant" in baseball

Cody Decker recounts his experiences with anti-Semitism during his career in the MLB after Oakland coach allegedly uses Nazi salute.

Baseball falls victim to the Virus

Baseball falls victim to the Virus

The annual All Star game would have been played this week and no one seems to have been concerned. Maybe no one misses the kneeling. Op-ed.

Baseball stadium named after anti-Semite to be renamed

Cincinnati baseball stadium named after anti-Semite to be renamed

U of Cincinnati votes to remove Marge Schott’s name from its stadium over her anti-Semitism and racism.

Will Cincinnati's baseball stadium be renamed?

Will Cincinnati's baseball stadium be renamed?

Kevin Youkilis joins call to rename Marge Schott Stadium over her anti-Semitism.

Socking it to the Greatest Generation

Socking it to the Greatest Generation

Thanks, grandpa, and grandma, you served your purpose, but now it is time for you to stay in isolation while the rest of us don't. Op-ed.

Israel’s Olympic baseball team preps for Tokyo

Israel’s Olympic baseball team preps for Tokyo and looks to expand the sport

The Olympics squad is Israel’s first-ever in baseball and only the fourth in any team sport - winter or summer.

Israel: Baseball field dedicated in terror victim's memory

Baseball field dedicated in memory of Ezra Schwartz, who was killed in a terror attack

Ezra Schwartz, an American terror victim, loved baseball. Now there’s a field in Israel in his memory.

Chaim Bloom to join Boston Red Sox as head of baseball ops

Chaim Bloom to join Boston Red Sox as head of baseball ops

Boston Red Sox hire Tampa Bay Rays' Chaim Bloom to lead team's baseball operations.

Babe Ruth and the Aliyah process

Babe Ruth and the Aliyah process

Baseball All-Star Babe Ruth and the process of Aliyah have much in common in development and achievement.