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  • Jews sparkled on diamond in ’07

    Ryan Braun made history as baseball’s first Jewish Rookie of the Year, but he wasn’t the only Jewish player to distinguish himself on the diamond this season.

  • Suspense builds around Brewers’ Braun

    Power-hitting Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers is supplying a double dose of suspense: Will the third baseman become the first Jewish player to be named Rookie of the Year, and will he take off for Yom Kippur?

  • Israeli baseball debuts

    Pro baseball made its debut in Israel when the visiting Modi’in Miracle defeated the Petach Tikvah Pioneers, 9-1, Sunday night in the opener of the Israel Baseball League.

  • Lou Limmer, 82, made Jewish baseball history

    Lou Limmer, part of a little-known bit of Jewish baseball trivia, passed away April 1 at age 82 in Boca Raton, Fla.

  • New exodus: Jewish players in ’07

    It seems appropriate that baseball and Passover should share opening days this year, given the exodus of Jewish players to new teams.

  • The 2006 Jewish baseball awards

    One way rabid baseball fans get through end-of-the-season withdrawal pains is by immersing themselves in player stats and award announcements. It’s time to do the same for Jewish players.