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Representing Judaism as a baseball player and Jewish singer

Shlomo Lipman keeps God first - on the field and on the stage.

Representing Judaism as a baseball player and Jewish singer player

Elie Kligman's brother to become MLB's next Orthodox draft pick?

Orthodox MLB draft pick Elie Kligman has a younger brother who could follow him to the big leagues

Elie Kligman's brother to become MLB's next Orthodox draft pick?

Watch: Gunfire erupts at little league baseball game

Terrified kids and parents ducked for cover as rival gangs took an internal dispute to the ballpark's parking lot.

Watch: Gunfire erupts at little league baseball gameplayer

Catching up with ‘Designated Hebrew’ Ron Blomberg, baseball’s first designated hitter

49 years ago, Blomberg made history as the first designated hitter in Major League Baseball.

Designated Hebrew Ron Blomberg, baseball’s 1st designated hitter

Sandy Koufax statue to be unveiled at Dodger Stadium this summer

Jewish baseball legend Sandy Koufax will be immortalized with a statue at Dodger Stadium this summer.

Sandy Koufax statue to be unveiled at Dodger Stadium

Red Sox release minor leaguer after social media attacks on Jewish executive Chaim Bloom

Boston Red Sox release minor league player Brett Netzer after he blasted team official as 'an embarrassment to any Torah-following Jew.'

Red Sox drop player over social media attack on Jewish executive

For the new Jewish president of the Baseball Hall of Fame, it’s all about tradition

“You walk into a baseball stadium or a synagogue and you feel the tradition,” says Baseball Hall of Fame's new president.

'You feel tradition in baseball stadium - like in synagogue'

'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.

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

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.

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

Tyler Herron, former Team Israel pitcher, dies at 35

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

Tyler Herron, former Team Israel pitcher, dies at 35

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.

3 Jewish baseball players could make or break 2021 World Series

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.

Watch: Biden booed at Congressional baseball gameplayer

‘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.

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

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.

Eric Holtz quits as Team Israel’s baseball manager

Israel's baseball team ousted from Olympics

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

Israel's baseball team ousted from Olympics

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.

Loss to South Korea puts Israel on the brink of elimination

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.

Second loss for Israeli baseball team in Tokyo

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.

Miami Marlins' Jewish pitcher throws a scoreless inning

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.

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

Great week for Israeli softball

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

Great week for Israeli softball

‘Why can’t I be the first?’

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

‘Why can’t I be the first?’

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.

Jen Psaki throws first pitch at Nationals Park after shootingplayer

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.

Watch: Gunshots heard during live broadcast of baseball game player

Second Orthodox Jew drafted to MLB

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

Second Orthodox Jew drafted to MLB

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.'

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

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.

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

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.

First Orthodox baseball player drafted to MLBplayer

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.

MLB looks to draft first Orthodox Jewish player

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.

Yankees make Jewish woman batgirl 60 years after rejecting her

Can baseball save America?

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

Can baseball save America?

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

Jewish teen scouted by MLB won't play on Shabbat

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.

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect, Oneil Cruz, Faces DUI Charges

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.

Steve Cohen reaches agreement to buy the New York Mets

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.

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

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.

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

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 falls victim to the Virus