When Sandy Koufax Refused to Play on Yom Kippur

Koufax’s refusal to play on the Day of Atonement, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, became a major point of pride for American Jews, who saw that it was possible to live in two cultures at once.

Jews and Baseball

Why do we idolize Jewish baseball players?

Hank Greenberg

This Bronx-raised baseball star became the pride of America's Jews.