Originally posted on D.C. Sports Bog  |  Last updated 10/6/11
I’m not sure how it happens exactly, but at some point, every young Jewish American sports fan learns about Hank Greenberg and Sandy Koufax. I mean, I don’t remember my father or mother sitting me down and regaling me with Greenberg or Koufax tales, but just as sure as I knew I was getting pizza the night Passover ended, I knew that there were prominent Jewish athletes who once chose their religion (or their culture, or their guilt, or whatever) over their profession by skipping games on Yom Kippur. Read full article >>
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