Mazel Tov Max Fried (and Joc Pederson)!

While earlier in the playoffs Joc Pederson was the topic of conversation, Max Fried was the game 6 and closing out game of the World Series winner! A historic moment in baseball and especially for Jews in Baseball!

Baruch Ha’Ba Eli Morgan is reporting that we can welcome Eli Morgan to the list of Jewish Major Leaguers. Morgan of the Cleveland Indians is the second player to debut this season, the other was Scott Effross. Baruch Ha’Ba and welcome to the crew!

Mazel Tov Dolph Schayes

Mazel Tov to Dolph Schayes on being named to the NBA’s 75 Anniversary team. Schayes was also included in the top 50. The only other Jewish player with some sort of consideration would be Amare Stoudemire but his omission was not surprising. Here is the full team

Joctober and the MLB Playoffs

It has been an action filled MLB playoffs with walk offs galore. Much of the excitement has emanated from none other than Joc Pederson leading fans to called this playoff run by the Braves; Joctober. Pederson, flashing his bold pearl bead necklace, hit the longest HR in the playoffs measured at 454 ft in game…