Friday May 26

Eat Your Heart Out Mel Gibson!!

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  1. Sandy Koufax-One of the greatest left-handed pitchers of all time, he refused to pitch game 1 of the 1965 World Series due to the fact that it fell on Yom Kippur.
  2. Hank Greenberg- Rising to prominence in the 1930's, Hammerin Hank had to endure numerous anti-Semitic taunts in his day, including the particularly witty imprecation: "Throw a pork chop—he can't hit that!"  Oh, those were the days...
  3. Lou Boudreau
  4. Ken Holtzman
  5. Ryan Braun, the HeBrewer
  6. Kevin Youkilis
  7. Shawn Green, the Bat Mitzvah
  8. Ian Kinsler
  9. Al Rosen
  10. Sid Gordon

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0 # 2010-04-14 21:58
Youkilis should be 3 he got championships !!
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0 # 2010-04-18 16:28
ever hear of mike epstein? ken holtzman?
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0 # Peter Hart 2010-04-19 12:40
pretty unimpressive list, save the top 2....there go my hopes and dreams
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0 # 2010-04-22 10:31
i think marquis pitched for the braves on the jewish holidays- check out issac benjamin davis #29 first base on the mets
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0 # 2011-10-14 20:45
Don't forger Art Shamsky of the 69 Mets.
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0 # 2011-10-14 20:52
Rod Carew should be in the Top 3. He converted to be a Tribesman (Even made it into Adam Sandler's Hannukah Song!.
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0 # 2011-10-14 21:29
I considered Carew, but it actually turns out Sandler had it wrong. Though Carew did marry a Jewish woman, he never formally converted to the faith. Definitely one hell of a ball player tho...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod_Carew#Confusion_over_conversion_to_Judaism
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