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Who’s in the Book?

American Jews and America's Game features profiles of the following baseball players, coaches, executives, sportswriters, and other figures. See the Table of Contents (PDF) for a chronological list.

Excerpt

Read an illustrated excerpt (PDF) from American Jews and America's Game, including the table of contents, the author's preface, and Chapter 1: “Henry ‘Hank’ Greenberg: Hall of Fame Infielder and Outfielder, Revealing the Survival of American Judaism Generation by Generation.”

Illustrations

American Jews and America's Game is lavishly illustrated with period photographs, including those shown below. Read the complete list of illustrations (PDF).

Sandy Koufax

Sandy Koufax. Artist unknown. Reprinted by permission of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, New York.

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson (center) and his wife, Rachel, with Branch Rickey at Jackie’s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Reprinted by permission of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, New York.

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth and his adoring young fans. Reprinted by permission of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, New York.

Captain Ted Williams

U. S. Marine pilot Captain Ted Williams, ready for action in the cockpit of his fighter during the Korean War. Reprinted by permission of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, New York.

Kevin Youkilis

Kevin Youkilis, a.k.a. “Euclis, Greek God of Walks [and hits].” Photo by Larry Ruttman.

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