Welcome to the Jewish Baseball Museum, dedicated to telling the compelling stories of the Jewish players, executives and others who have had a profound impact on the game. Plans are in the works for a museum in Chicago to debut in 2017. Listen to Bud Selig explain the importance of the Jewish heritage in baseball.
Jewish Baseball History
DATING BACK TO THE 1800s
The history of Jews in baseball dates back to Lipman Pike, one of the game’s first stars in the 1800s. Track the timeline to learn about the historical moments.
What’s the deal with the hair, Steve? All we can say is wow. Maybe that big fro helped Stone in 1975. Pitching for the Cubs, he broke into the double-digit win column for the first time. He went 12-8 with 3.95 ERA.
IN OTHER NEWS
JEWISH BASEBALL NEWS
For latest updates on today’s players, check out the Jewish Baseball News website.
Q/A with Ken Holtzman
Dan Epstein’s Q/A with Ken Holtzman. The great Jewish lefthander offers his insights into winning 3 World Series rings with the A’s; beating Sandy Koufax at the age of 20; and a memorable encounter with anti-Semitism.
Explore The Museum
Plans are in the works to open a Jewish Baseball Museum in Chicago in 2017. Take an online tour to see the designs of this exciting project.