Interview: Repping Team Israel as an Israeli – Corey Baker

A few years ago I had the privledge of getting to know Corey Baker. Fresh off his great WBC performance, Baker came to Minnesota to work for the Twins. “I have never met a rabbi like you. Where is the long beard?” he said. We got to talking and turns out he was not just…

Greetings Renee Montgomery

This Wednesday TGR is covering the Lynx and in honor of that here is a picture with former Israel basketball player and WNBA Champ Renee Montgomery.

B’Hatzlacha Bregman and Pederson

Of the 8 competitors in this year’s MLB Homer Run derby, 2 are Jewish. Both Alex Bregman and Joc Pederson will go for the trophy. This is the second appearance in the derby for both Bregman and Joc who will go head to head in the first round.

Mazel Tov Team Israel

Team Israel Baseball has won the European baseball Olympic qualifier in Bulgaria. They went a perfect 6-0 led by MVP of the tournament Blake Gailen.  “Winning the tournament in Bulgaria advanced Team Israel to a three-game playoff series against the winner of the second Pool B group, Lithuania, at the end of July, and the…

Interview: The Future of Jewish Baseball is in His Arm – Josh Wolf

In the history of baseball very few Jewish players have been drafted ahead of Josh Wolf. At #53, straight out of High School, Wolf has the potential to be one of the all-time great Jewish pitchers. A list that includes Sandy Koufax, Steve Stone, and hopefully Max Fried. Wolf had a tough decision to make…