A record four Jewish baseball players played in this year's World Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros.
During a 16-year career, Tyler Herron, former Team Israel pitcher, played for several minor league teams.
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.
The story of Israel's National Baseball team, and how it made it to the 2020 Olympics at Tokyo, in five parts.
Israel caps off stellar summer on the diamond with second-place finish at European Championships in Torino
The Dutch take the gold, downing Israel 9-4 with a late-inning comeback.
The Israeli side beat the odds as well as a powerful Italian national team managed by iconic Hall of Famer Mike Piazza.
Israel will take on host Italy, led by Manager Mike Piazza in the semi-finals on Friday night at 9:30 PM.
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.
One more win Tuesday (over England) – or a Russian loss to the French – will guarantee Israel a spot in the quarterfinals.