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A Conversation with Howard Megdal - Author of "The Baseball Talmud"

Monday, May 16, 2022 15 Iyar 5782

8:00 PM - 9:00 PMZoom

From the icons of the game to the players who got their big break but never quite broke through, The Baseball Talmud provides a wonderful historical narration of Major League Jewish Baseball in America. All the stats, the facts, the stories, and the (often unheralded) glory. This delightful compendium reveals that there is far more to Jewish baseball than Hank Greenberg's powerful slugging and Sandy Koufax's masterful control. From Ausmus to Zinn, Berg to Kinsler, Holtzman to Yeager, and many others, Howard Megdal draws upon the lore and the little-known details that increase our enjoyment of the game.

Howard Megdal is a journalist and editor who has worked hard over his career to equalize coverage between both men and women’s sports, while covering baseball, basketball, soccer and other sports. He is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of The IX Newsletter, a daily newsletter covering six different women's sports, and The Next, a 24/7 women's basketball outlet. He has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Baseball Prospectus, FiveThirtyEight and Forbes. His other books include "Wilpon's Folly", "Taking The Field" and "The Cardinals Way

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