Overview:American Jews and America's Game: Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball - Most fans don't know how far the Jewish presence in baseball extends beyond a few famous players such as Greenberg, Rosen, Koufax, Holtzman, Green, Ausmus, Youkilis, Braun, and Kinsler. In fact, that presence extends to the baseball commissioner Bud Selig, labor leaders Marvin Miller and Don Fehr, owners Jerry Reinsdorf and Stuart Sternberg, officials Theo Epstein and Mark Shapiro, sportswriters Murray Chass, Ross Newhan, Ira Berkow, and Roger Kahn, and even famous Jewish baseball fans like Alan Dershowitz and Barney Frank.The life stories of these and many others, on and off the field, have been compiled from nearly fifty in-depth interviews and arranged by decade in this edifying and entertaining work of oral and cultural history. In American Jews and America's Game each person talks about growing up Jewish and dealing with Jewish identity, assimilation, intermarriage, future viability, religious observance, anti-Semitism, and Israel. Each tells about being in the midst of the colorful pantheon of players who, over the past seventy-five years or more, have made baseball what it is. Their stories tell, as no previous book has, the history of the larger-than-life role of Jews in America's pastime.

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725641-9780803253438. It was written by the following authors: Allan H Selig, Larry Ruttman, Martin Abramowitz. Book American Jews and America's Game: Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball, which can be read online, published by the company: University of Nebraska Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books, Biography, History, True Stories. The book was published on 2015-03-01 00:00:00. It has 544 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 1093 g. File for download American Jews and America's Game: Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball has PDF format and is called american-jews-and-americas-game-voices-of-a-growing-legacy-in-baseball.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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