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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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 16:18
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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2021 18:39
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.Arutz Sheva Staff , 30/07/2021 16:56
Miami Marlins Jewish pitcher Richard Bleier throws scoreless inning on Jewish Heritage Day

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.Marvin Glassman, JTA, 30/07/2021 11:33
Israel's baseball team 'confident' 2 days ahead of Olympic game

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.Yon Kempinski, Tokyo, 27/07/2021 10:32
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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 22:54
‘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.Rob Charry, JTA, 19/07/2021 14:46
Jen Psaki throws first pitch at Nationals Park one day after shooting

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 11:24
Watch: Gunshots heard during live broadcast of baseball game as fans flee for dugout

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 09:37
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.Elad Benari, 14/07/2021 04:37
Watch: Israeli singer Gad Elbaz sings Hatikva at Israel vs NY baseball game

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 21:01
Marvin Miller, the Jewish MLB union chief, will finally get his Hall of Fame induction

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.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 13/07/2021 07:15
First Orthodox baseball player drafted to MLB

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.Elad Benari, 13/07/2021 03:12
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.Gary Willig, 12/07/2021 15:59
Yankees make Jewish woman batgirl 60 years after turning her down

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.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 30/06/2021 19:23
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.Jack Engelhard, 29/06/2021 15:30
Watch: Fans 'troll' baseball game with 'Trump Won' sign

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2021 22:10
Watch: Fan ejected from baseball game for displaying Trump sign

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2021 10:52
Jewish high school baseball star plans to be first Shabbat observant Major Leaguer

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.Dan Verbin, Canada, 26/03/2021 21:37
Liberal media keeping 'one of top pitchers out of baseball HOF'

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 19:21
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.Gary Willig, 24/01/2021 15:17
Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect, Oneil Cruz, Faces DUI Charges In Dominican Republic

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.Sponsored Content, 29/09/2020 21:19
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.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 15/09/2020 08:48
Dean Kremer, first Israeli drafted to Major Leagues, notches win in Orioles pitching debut

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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 08/09/2020 07:35
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.Gabe Friedman/JTA, 10/08/2020 21:31
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.Alan Bergstein‏, 07/07/2020 10:01
Cincinnati 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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 25/06/2020 16:29
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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 09/06/2020 10:12
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.Jack Engelhard, 06/05/2020 18:38
Israel’s Olympic baseball team preps for Tokyo and looks to expand the sport

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.Hillel Kuttler, JTA, 26/01/2020 08:07
Baseball field dedicated in memory of Ezra Schwartz, who was killed in a terror attack

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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 25/01/2020 21:17
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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 28/10/2019 07:47
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.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 29/09/2019 17:43
Torah takes the mound at Citi Field

Torah takes the mound at Citi Field

OU brings 29 Torah scholars to annual event at home of the New York Mets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2019 18:59
Israel’s national baseball team is going to the 2020 Olympics

Israel’s national baseball team is going to the 2020 Olympics

For the first time ever, Israel's national baseball team secures spot at the summer Olympics.Marcy Oster, JTA, 22/09/2019 21:39
Israeli baseball team places fourth in European contest

Israeli baseball team places fourth in European contest

Israel’s national baseball team advances to Europe-Africa Olympic qualifier.Marcy Oster, JTA, 16/09/2019 09:28
Israeli baseball team advances in Olympic qualifying tournament

Israeli baseball team advances in Olympic qualifying tournament

Israel’s national baseball team advances to quarterfinals of the European Baseball Championship in early Olympic qualifying tournament.Marcy Oster/JTA, 12/09/2019 20:43
Sandy Koufax statue to be added to Dodger Stadium

Sandy Koufax statue to be added to Dodger Stadium

LA Dodgers will add a statue of legendary Jewish pitcher Sandy Koufax to their stadium as part of a $100 million renovation project.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 24/07/2019 23:01
Jewish sluggers face off in home run derby

Jewish sluggers face off in home run derby

Alex Bregman and Joc Pederson, the two best Jewish home run hitters in professional baseball, face off in home run derby.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 09/07/2019 07:57
Ryan Braun breaks Hank Greenberg’s record

Ryan Braun breaks Hank Greenberg’s record

Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun hits 332nd home run, breaking Hank Greenberg's record - the most home runs for a Jewish player.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 12/06/2019 07:04
I’d rather talk baseball — Bryce Harper over Rashida Tlaib

I’d rather talk baseball — Bryce Harper over Rashida Tlaib

Anti-Semitism is not natural to America. Well, it wasn’t, until some people came along, who have no idea what it means to say Jackie Robinson, Hank Greenberg, or Sandy Koufax. Jack Engelhard, 19/05/2019 12:18
Jewish outfielder Kevin Pillar traded to San Francisco

Jewish outfielder Kevin Pillar traded to San Francisco

San Francisco Giants acquire Jewish outfielder Kevin Pillar from Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for three players.Elad Benari and JTA, 03/04/2019 04:11
Alex Bregman signs the largest-ever contract for Jewish athlete

Alex Bregman signs the largest-ever contract for Jewish athlete

Houston Astros' Alex Bregman signs six-year, $100 million contract - the largest deal ever for a Jewish athlete.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 22/03/2019 07:56
Are you a player or a spectator?

Are you a player or a spectator?

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton uses a baseball game to illustrate a deep life lesson taught by the Baal Shem Tov, founder of the Hasidic movement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2019 13:21
79-year-old Jewish woman killed by foul ball at Dodger Stadium

79-year-old Jewish woman killed by foul ball at Dodger Stadium

Grandmother of seven struck by foul ball at baseball game in LA's Dodger Stadium died four days after being hit.Marcy Oster, JTA, 06/02/2019 10:29
Hank Greenberg’s bat is up for auction

Hank Greenberg’s bat is up for auction

Bat used by legendary Jewish baseball player currently selling for over $8,000.Marcy Oster, JTA, 30/01/2019 21:47
10 American Jewish baseball players to become Israeli citizens

10 American Jewish baseball players to become Israeli citizens

8 pitchers, 2 batters to become Israeli citizens to play for Israeli baseball team during 2020 Olympic games.JTA, 10/10/2018 22:58
Jewish baseball player-turned-spy gets Hall of Fame exhibit

Jewish baseball player-turned-spy gets Hall of Fame exhibit

Moe Berg is going into the Baseball Hall of Fame – as a spy, not a catcher.JTA, 09/09/2018 08:42
Chicago ball field renamed in memory of Jewish teen

Chicago ball field renamed in memory of Jewish teen

Community names baseball field in memory of Jewish teen who died after lengthy battle with cancer.JTA, 14/08/2018 16:16
Former Yankees pitcher visits Israel

Former Yankees pitcher visits Israel

Former New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, the all-time saves leader, travels to Israel as part of interfaith mission.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 03/08/2018 23:37
Video of haredi man giving foul ball to kid goes viral

Video of haredi man giving foul ball to kid goes viral

Haredi man sitting with his wife catches a foul ball during Mets game, gives it to a kid immediately. 'This is how its done.'Tzvi Lev, 26/07/2018 14:38
What brought baseball legend Darryl Strawberry to Israel?

What brought baseball legend Darryl Strawberry to Israel?

Former MLB All-Star right fielder Darryl Strawberry spotted touring Israel.David Rosenberg, 29/06/2018 10:36
5 Jewish baseball players hit home runs on the same day

5 Jewish baseball players hit home runs on the same day

Five Jewish batters score six home runs, setting a record in Major League Baseball history.JTA, 13/06/2018 12:42
Alex Bregman is baseball's next Jewish star

Alex Bregman is baseball's next Jewish star

Family of rising Jewish baseball star give the public a glimpse of his his devotion, kindness, and potential.Hillel Kuttler/JTA, 28/03/2018 23:46
Miguel Cabrera paid protection money to keep mother safe

Miguel Cabrera paid protection money to keep mother safe

Baseball legend says he has been forced to pay bribes to supporters of Venezuelan government to keep family safe, had his life threatened.Gary Willig, 12/07/2017 18:58
US congressman: We have a bull's eye on our backs

US congressman: We have a bull's eye on our backs

Following baseball practice shooting, Congressman Jody Hice of Georgia proposes legislation to allow lawmakers to carry guns anywhere in US.Tal Polon, 22/06/2017 09:21
GOP baseball shooter identified as Bernie Sanders supporter

GOP baseball shooter identified as Bernie Sanders supporter

Suspect arrested for shooting at GOP team called Trump a "traitor" who "destroyed democracy" and who needed to be "destroyed."Gary Willig, 14/06/2017 18:30