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Rebecca Alpert

Some recent news about Jewish authors and their baseball output. Lawrence Ruttman publishes American Jews and America’s Game:Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball, from University of Nebraska Press, this spring. UNP is the same outfit that’s releasing my (shameless plug) 501 Baseball Books Fans Must Read before They Die. I met Ruttman, a New […]

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The Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in Connecticut is holding this three-day event from June 29-July 1. Among the authors and media personalities scheduled to appear: Martin Abramowitz—President of Jewish Major Leaguers, Inc, the producers of Jewish baseball cards Rabbi Rebecca Alpert—Associate Professor, Temple University; author of Out of Left Field: Jews and Black Baseball […]

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Bit and pieces

August 1, 2011

The good news: More than half way to the goal of 501 books. The bad news: it takes me away from the blog. Oh well, hang around. It will be worth it in the end. In the meantime, here are a few items for your consideration: Out of Left Field, Rebecca Alpert’s history of Jewish […]

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