Ryan Braun is a Major League Baseball Star. So, Why Haven’t Jews Embraced Him?

Why MLB’s most productive Jewish player deserves fans—despite missing out on the All-Star Game and facing suspension

Sundown: The Pope Pens a Rabbi a Letter

Plus Pope Francis sends Rome’s rabbi a nice letter

Spiritual Moneyball

The R.A. Dickey trade; or why the New York Mets, like American Jews, are at risk of losing their soul

Marvin Miller, Baseball Union Head, Dies at 95

Miller was responsible for the creation of free agency

Adam Greenberg’s Second Big League At-Bat

Seven years after being seriously injured, player gets another chance

The Woman Who Introduced Us to the Mets

Shivah Stars

Sundown: Boom Market

Plus the lampshade made of skin, and more

Sundown: Bibi’s Coalition Blues

Plus Ike Davis’ amazin’ lineage, and more

Ike Davis Goes Yard

Photo of the day

The Miracle Worker

A haftorah of unlikely occurrences and blind faith

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