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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.

Items based on the author’s “Day by Day in Jewish Sports History” (KTAV, 2008)

 

 

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