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Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story (25-Jul-2010)

Director: Peter Miller

Writer: Ira Berkow

Keywords: Sports Documentary, Baseball

Sports documentary celebrates Jewish-American contributions to the sport of baseball.

From legendary pitcher Sandy Koufax to league commissioner Bud Selig, Jewish-Americans have left a lasting impact on the sport of baseball that cannot be ignored. Their contributions are examined and celebrated in Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story, a documentary focusing on Jewish influence on America's pastime.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Shawn Green
10-Nov-1972   New York Mets
Dustin Hoffman
8-Aug-1937   The Graduate
Ron Howard
1-Mar-1954   Richie Cunningham on Happy Days
Larry King
Talk Show Host
19-Nov-1933   Larry King Live
Sandy Koufax
30-Dec-1935   Three-time Cy Young Award winner
Marvin Miller
Labor Leader
14-Apr-1917 27-Nov-2012 MLB Player Association, 1966-82
Bud Selig
30-Jul-1934   Commissioner of Baseball, 1992-2015
Kevin Youkilis
15-Mar-1979   New York Yankees infielder


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