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Record 4 Jewish baseball players in World Series

A record four Jewish baseball players played in this year's World Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros.

Tyler Herron, former Team Israel pitcher, dies at 35

During a 16-year career, Tyler Herron, former Team Israel pitcher, played for several minor league teams.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
29/10/2021
LEGENDARY LA Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax throws out the first pitch at the 2017 World Series.

3 Jewish baseball players could make or break the 2021 World Series

The American League champion Houston Astros feature star slugger Alex Bregman, while the National League champion Atlanta Braves boast an impressive duo of Jewish players.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
27/10/2021

Israeli baseball: A surprising hit

The story of Israel's National Baseball team, and how it made it to the 2020 Olympics at Tokyo, in five parts.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
13/10/2021

Behind the silver lining for blue-and-white baseball

Israel caps off stellar summer on the diamond with second-place finish at European Championships in Torino

Baseball: Israel loses European Championship to Netherlands, wins silver

The Dutch take the gold, downing Israel 9-4 with a late-inning comeback.

Baseball: Israel overcomes Italy 11-5 to reach gold medal game

The Israeli side beat the odds as well as a powerful Italian national team managed by iconic Hall of Famer Mike Piazza.

Israel squeezes past Czech Republic into baseball semi-finals

Israel will take on host Italy, led by Manager Mike Piazza in the semi-finals on Friday night at 9:30 PM.

Baseball: Israel thrashes Great Britain – earns quarterfinal berth

Knowing that pitching would be the key to success, Israeli manager Nate Fish turned to an unusual duo of hurlers to carry the water for the Blue and White against the Brits.

Baseball: Israel routs France, eyes a place in the quarterfinals

One more win Tuesday (over England) – or a Russian loss to the French – will guarantee Israel a spot in the quarterfinals.

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