JEWISH BASEBALL STORIES

You don't have to be big leaguer, owner or general manager to have a memorable experience in baseball. Readers share their stories of how they were touched by the game.

Baseball Stories

My favorite player: Jason Marquis

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Red Sox fan meets Kevin Youkilis

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Growing up selling hot dogs to Cardinals

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How ‘America’s No. 1 fan’ spent 45 summers with Connie Mack and A’s

A reader shares a story about her grandfather, Hyman Pearlstone:

Beginning in 1906, my grandfather spent one month with the team for 45 years.  He was considered a good luck charm for the A’s and had a special seat to Mr. Mack’s left in the dugout. Hyman warmed up the pitchers in the morning before a game.  In 1909, the New York World Telegram published a long story calling him “America’s No. 1 Baseball Fan.”  Thirty years later, the Sporting News carried a feature about his unique position.

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