Today in Jewish baseball history
1957 — Duke Markell pitches a one-hitter to give Santurce a 1-0, 10-inning victory over Mayaguez in the Puerto Rican Winter League.
1966 — The Sam Levy Award, named in honor of the late writer for The Milwaukee Journal, is presented to Bud Selig for meritorious service to baseball.
2010 — A group headed by Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan and including a number of prominent business people from the Dallas-Fort Worth area purchases the Texas Rangers from Tom Hicks for a price rumored to exceed $500 million. Attorney Chuck Greenberg is named managing partner and chief executive officer.