SPOTLIGHT STORIES

Read exclusive stories from the Jewish Baseball Museum. Noted Jewish baseball writers Ed Sherman and Dan Epstein reconnect with players from the past and get the inside perspective from today's stars.
Spotlight Stories

Jewish players by franchise

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

Craig Breslow (2012)

Shawn Green (2005-06)

Mike Koplove (2001-06)

Jason Marquis (2011)

Scott Schoeneweis (2009)

Josh Whitesell (2008-09)

ATLANTA BRAVES

Max Fried (2017-22)

Sid Gordon (1950-52 Boston, 1953 Milwaukee)

Brian Kowitz (1995)

Ryan Lavarnway (2015)

Jason Marquis (2000-03)

Norm Miller (1973-74)

Joc Pederson (2021)

Sid Schacht (1951 Boston Braves)

Hal Schacher (1945 Boston Braves)

BALTIMORE ORIOLES

Cal Abrams (1954-55)

Jose Bautista (1988-91)

Richard Bleier (2017-20)

Ike Danning (1928 St. Louis Browns)

Mike Epstein (1966-67)

Scott Feldman (2013)

Joe Ginsberg (1956-60)

Ken Holtzman (1976)

Harry Kane (1902 St. Louis Browns)

Dean Kremer (2020-22)

Ryan Lavarnway (2015)

Jim Levey (1930-33 St. Louis Browns)

Elliott Maddox (1977)

Duke Markell (1951 St. Louis Browns)

Mike Milchin (1996)

Barney Pelty (1903-12 St. Louis Browns)

Lipman Pike (1875-76 St. Louis Brown Stockings)

Saul Rogovin (1955)

Ike Samuels (1895 St. Louis Brown Stockings)

Sid Schacht (1950-51 St. Louis Browns)

Adam Stern (2007)

Steve Stone (1979-81)

Bud Swartz (1947 St. Louis Browns)

Danny Valencia (2013, 2018)

BOSTON RED SOX

Brian Bark (1995)

Moe Berg (1935-39)

Craig Breslow (2006, 2012-15)

Happy Foreman (1926)

Joe Ginsberg (1961)

Ryan Kalish (2010, 2012)

Gabe Kapler (2003-06)

Ian Kinsler (2018)

Ryan Lavarnway (2011-14)

Jeff Newman (1983-84)

Kevin Pillar (2020)

Al Richter (1951, 1953)

Si Rosenthal (1925-26)

Scott Schoeneweis (2010)

Adam Stern (2005-06)

Robert Stock (2020)

Danny Valencia (2012)

Kevin Youkilis (2004-12)

CHICAGO CUBS

Jose Bautista (1993-94)

Cy Block (1942, 1945-46)

Hy Cohen (1955)

Scott Effross (2021-22)

Scott Feldman (2013)

Sam Fuld (2007, 2009-10)

John Grabow (2009-11)

Adam Greenberg (2005)

Ken Holtzman (1965-71, 1978-79)

Ryan Kalish (2014, 2016)

Andrew Lorraine (1999-2000)

Jason Marquis (2007-08)

Ed Mayer (1957-58)

Joc Pederson (2021)

Dave Roberts (1977-78)

Art Shamsky (1972)

Robert Stock (2021)

Steve Stone (1974-76)

Lefty Weinert (1927-28)

CHICAGO WHITE SOX

Cal Abrams (1956)

Lloyd Allen (1974-75)

Ross Baumgarten (1978-81)

Moe Berg (1926-30)

Ron Blomberg (1978)

Ed Corey (1918)

Happy Foreman (1924)

Mark Gilbert (1985)

Joe Ginsberg (1960-61)

Brad Goldberg (2017)

Barry Latman (1957-59)

Al Levine (1996-97)

Andrew Lorraine (1995)

Moxie Manuel (1908)

Erskine Mayer (1919)

Aaron Poreda (2009)

Saul Rogovin (1951-53)

Lou Rosenberg (1923)

Steve Rosenberg (1998-90)

Marv Rotblatt (1948, 1950-51)

Scott Schoeneweis (2003-04)

Steve Stone (1973, 1977-78)

Steve Wapnick (1991)

Kevin Youkilis (2012)

CINCINNATI REDS

Cal Abrams (1952)

Morrie Arnovich (1940)

Sammy Bohne (1921-26)

Harry Chozen (1937)

Scott Feldman (2017)

Milt Galatzer (1939)

Keith Glauber (1998, 2000)

Ryan Lavarnway (2019)

Jason Marquis (2015)

Jon Moscot (2015-16)

Lipman Pike (1877-78)

Moe Savransky (1954)

Richie Scheinblum (1973)

Scott Schoeneweis (2006)

Art Shamsky (1965-67)

Al Silvera (1955-56)

Phil Weintraub (1937)

Zack Weiss (2018)

CLEVELAND INDIANS

Ruben Amaro Jr. (1994-95)

Moe Berg (1931, 1934)

Craig Breslow (2008, 2017)

Bill Cristall (1901 Cleveland Blues)

Harry Eisenstat (1939-42)

Milt Galatzer (1933-36)

Joe Ginsberg (1953-54)

Jonah Goldman (1928, 1930-31)

Mike Koplove (2007)

Barry Latman (1960-63)

Ryan Lavarnway (2021)

Jesse Levis (1992-95, 1999)

Andrew Lorraine (2000)

Eli Morgan (2021-22)

Al  Rosen (1947-56)

Richie Scheinblum (1956, 1967-69)

Eddie Turchin (1943)

COLORADO ROCKIES

Jason Hirsh (2007-08)

Gabe Kapler (2002-03)

Jason Marquis (2009)

Kevin Pillar (2020)

Mike Saipe (1998)

DETROIT TIGERS

Brad Ausmus (1996, 1999-2000)

Jose Bautista (1997)

Lou Brower (1931)

Dick Conger (1940)

Harry Eisenstat (1938-39)

Al Federoff (1951-52)

Murray Franklin (1941-42)

Joe Ginsberg (1948, 1950-53)

Izzy Goldstein (1932)

Hank Greenberg (1930, 1933-41, 1945-46)

Harry Kane (1903)

Gabe Kapler (1998-99)

Ian Kinsler (2014-17)

Alan Koch (1963-64)

Al Levine (2004)

Elliott Maddox (1970)

Dave Roberts (1976-77)

Saul Rogovin (1949-51)

Dick Sharon (1973-74)

Larry Sherry (1964-67)

Steve Wapnick (1990)

HOUSTON ASTROS

Brad Ausmus (1997-98, 2001-08)

Alex Bregman (2016-22)

Randy Cardinal (1963 Colt .45s)

Frank Charles (2000)

Scott Feldman (2014-16)

Steve Hertz (1964 Colt .45s)

Jason Hirsh (2006)

Skip Jutze (1973-76)

Barry Latman (1966-67)

Norm Miller (1965-73)

Dave Roberts (1972-75)

Larry Sherry (1967)

Garrett Stubbs (2019-21)

Don Taussig (1962 Colt .45s)

Larry Yellen (1963-64 Colt .45s)

Josh Zeid (2013-14)

Eddie Zosky (2000)

KANSAS CITY ROYALS

Tony Cogan (2001)

Jim Gaudet (1978-79)

Al Levine (2003)

Richie Scheinblum (1972, 1974)

Bob Tufts (1982-83)

Danny Valencia (2014)

LOS ANGELES ANGELS

Lloyd Allen (1969-73)

Ruben Amaro Jr. (1991)

Mike Epstein (1973-74)

Ian Kinsler (2018)

Barry Latman (1964-65)

Al Levine (1999-2002)

Andrew Lorraine (1994)

Kenny Rosenberg (2022)

Richie Scheinblum (1973-74)

Scott Schoeneweis (1999-2003)

Larry Sherry (1968)

Zack Weiss (2022)

LOS ANGELES DODGERS

Cal Abrams (1949-52 Brooklyn)

Brad Ausmus (2009-10)

Moe Berg (1923 Brooklyn Robins)

Sammy Bohne (1926 Brooklyn Robins)

Alta Cohen (1931-32 Brooklyn)

Harry Eisenstat (1935-37 Brooklyn)

Shawn Green (2000-04)

Sandy Koufax (1955-56 Brooklyn, 1958-66)

Mike Lieberthal (2007)

Sam Nahem (1938 Brooklyn)

Joc Pederson (2014-20)

Kevin Pillar (2022)

Goody Rosen (1937-39, 1944-46 Brooklyn)

Max Rosenfeld (1931-33 Brooklyn)

Larry Sherry (1958-63)

Norm Sherry (1959-62)

Fred Sington (1938-39 Brooklyn)

MIAMI MARLINS

Richard Bleier (2020-22)

Craig Breslow (2016)

Jake Fishman (2022)

Adam Greenberg (2012)

Bill Hurst (1996)

Ryan Lavarnway (2020)

Justin Wayne (2002-04)

Eddie Zosky (1995)

MILWAUKEE BREWERS

Ryan Braun (2007-20)

Matt Ford (2003)

Gabe Kapler (2008)

Jesse Levis (1996-98, 2001)

Andrew Lorraine (2002)

Adam Stern (2010)

Rowdy Tellez (2021-22)

Eddie Zosky (1999)

MINNESOTA TWINS

Jesse Baker (1919 Washington Senators)

Moe Berg (1932-34 Washington Senators)

Bob Berman (1918 Washington Senators)

Craig Breslow (2008-09, 2017)

Syd Cohen (1934, 1936-37 Washington Senators)

Sam Fuld (2014)

Alan Koch (1964 Washington Senators)

Moxie Manuel (1905 Washington Senators)

Jason Marquis (2012)

Sam Mayer (1915 Washington Senators)

Mike Milchin (1996)

Barney Pelty (1912 Washington Senators)

Al Schacht (1919-21 Washington Senators)

Fred Sington (1934-37 Washington Senators)

Chick Starr (1935-36 Washington Senators)

Danny Valencia (2010-12)

Ed Wineapple (1929 Washington Senators)

NEW YORK METS

Ike Davis (2010-14)

Joe Ginsberg (1962)

Shawn Green (2006-07)

Ty Kelly (2016-18)

Elliott Maddox (1978-80)

Kevin Pillar (2021)

Dave Roberts (1981)

Josh Satin (2011-14)

Scott Schoeneweis (2007-08)

Art Shamsky (1969-71)

Norm Sherry (1963)

Robert Stock (2021)

NEW YORK YANKEES

Richard Bleier (2016)

Ron Blomberg (1969, 1971-76)

Phil Cooney (1905 N.Y. Highlanders)

Ike Davis (2016)

Scott Effross (2022)

Ken Holtzman (1976-78)

Herb Karpel (1946)

Elliott Maddox (1974-76)

Jimmie Reese (1930-31)

Lefty Weinert (1931)

Kevin Youkilis (2013)

OAKLAND ATHLETICS

Jeremy Bleich (2018)

Henry Bostick (1915 Philadelphia A’s)

Craig Breslow (2009-11)

Ike Davis (2015)

Mike Epstein (1971-72)

Nate Freiman (2013-14)

Sam Fuld (2014-15)

Joe Ginsberg (1956 Kansas City A’s)

Eric Helfand (1993-95)

Ken Holtzman (1972-75)

Ryan Lavarnway (2017)

Lou Limmer (1951, 1954 Philadelphia A’s)

Andrew Lorraine (1997)

Jeff Newman (1976-82)

Mickey Rutner (1947 Philadelphia A’s)

Danny Valencia (2015-16)

Heinie Scheer (1922-23 Philadelphia A’s)

Art Shamsky (1972)

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES

Ruben Amaro Jr. (1996-98)

Morrie Arnovich (1936-40)

Joe Bennett (1923)

Alta Cohen (1933)

Dick Conger (1943)

Eddie Feinberg (1938-39)

Harry Kane (1905-06)

Ty Kelly (2017)

Mike Lieberthal (1994-2006)

Cy Malis (1934)

Erskine Mayer (1912-18)

Sam Nahem (1942, 1948)

Saul Rogovin (1955-57)

Bubby Rossman (2022)

Michael Schwimer (2011-12)

Harry Shuman (1944)

Garrett Stubbs (2022)

Lefty Weinert (1919-24)

Phil Weintraub (1938)

PITTSBURGH PIRATES

Cal Abrams (1953-54)

Ross Baumgarten (1982)

Dick Conger (1941-42)

Ike Davis (2014)

Jake Goodman (1882 Pittsburgh Alleghenys)

Sid Gordon (1954-55)

John Grabow (2003-09)

Hank Greenberg (1947)

Ryan Lavarnway (2018)

Erskine Mayer (1918-19)

Ed Mensor (1912-14)

Jake Pitler (1917-18)

Dave Roberts (1979-80)

Harry Shuman (1942-43)

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

Jose Bautista (1997)

Sammy Bohne (1916)

Reuben Ewing (1921)

Sam Fishburn (1919)

Micah Franklin (1997)

Herb Gorman (1952)

Skip Jutze (1972)

Rob Kaminsky (2020)

Jason Marquis (2004-06)

Sam Nahem (1941)

Jimmie Reese (1932)

Richie Scheinblum (1974)

Ryan Sherriff (2017-18)

Don Taussig (1961)

SAN DIEGO PADRES

Brad Ausmus (1993-96)

Craig Breslow (2005)

Cody Decker (2015)

Ian Kinsler (2019)

Jason Marquis (2012-13)

Aaron Poreda (2009)

Dave Roberts (1969-71)

Steve Rosenberg (1991)

Dick Sharon (1975)

Robert Stock (2018-19)

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS

Morrie Arnovich (1941, 1946 N.Y. Giants)

Jose Bautista (1995-96)

Andy Cohen (1926, 1928-29 N.Y. Giants)

Harry Danning (1933-42 N.Y. Giants)

Harry Feldman (1941-46 N.Y. Giants)

Leo Fishel (1899 N.Y. Giants)

Sid Gordon (1941-43, 1946-49, 1955 N.Y. Giants)

Brian Horwitz (2008)

Al Levine (2005)

Joc Pederson (2022)

Kevin Pillar (2019)

Dave Roberts (1979)

Goody Rosen (1946 N.Y. Giants)

Harry Rosenberg (1930 N.Y. Giants)

Ryan Sadowski (2009)

Mike Schemer (1945-46 N.Y. Giants)

Mose Solomon (1923 N.Y. Giants)

Jeff Stember (1980)

Steve Stone (1971-72)

Don Taussig (1958)

Bob Tufts (1981)

Phil Weintraub (1933-35, 1937, 1944-45 N.Y. Giants)

SEATTLE MARINERS

Skip Jutze (1977)

Andrew Lorraine (1998)

Dave Roberts (1980)

Danny Valencia (2017)

TAMPA BAY RAYS

Sam Fuld (2011-13)

Gabe Kapler (2009-10)

Al Levine (2003)

Ryan Sherriff (2020-21)

TEXAS RANGERS

Lloyd Allen (1973-74)

Mike Epstein (1967-71 Washington Senators, 1973)

Scott Feldman (2005-12)

Gabe Kapler (2000-02)

Ian Kinsler (2006-13)

Al Levine (1998)

Elliott Maddox (1971 Washington Senators, 1972-73)

Aaron Poreda (2014)

Wayne Rosenthal (1991-92)

Richie Scheinblum (1971 Washington Senators)

TORONTO BLUE JAYS

Scott Feldman (2016)

Shawn Green (1993-99)

Kevin Pillar (2013-19)

Scott Schoeneweis (2005-06)

Rowdy Tellez (2018-21)

Danny Valencia (2014-15)

Eddie Zosky (1991-92)

WASHINGTON NATIONALS

Jason Marquis (2010-11)

Steve Ratzer (1980-81 Montreal Expos)

DEFUNCT FRANCHISES

Jake Goodman (1878 Milwaukee Grays)

Lipman Pike (1871 Troy Haymakers, 1872-73 Baltimore Canaries, 1874 Hartford Dark Blues, 1878 Providence Grays, 1881 Worcester Ruby Legs, 1887 New York Metropolitans)

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