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The Detroit Jewish News, 1973-08-24

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26—Friday, August 24, 1973 THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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Prejudice against Jews and Johnny Kling caught, both come from Leitner who al-
blacks is non-existent in games of a doubleheader, ready has provided a most
baseball. The blacks have and doing so, registered two fascinating book on the great
conquered over bias and they shutout triumphs in a row! American game on the dia-
are now among the leaders The occasion was September mond.
in the game. Jews, too, suf- 26, 1908; the opposing team
fered from indignities, yet was Brooklyn, and the scores
their role is among the pio- were 5 to 0 and 3 to 0, with ...
Reulbach giving up a total of
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played with the then famous
"The final irony is that all
Brooklyn Atlantics: "Lipman the `Moes,' the `Solomons,'
(or 'Lip' as he was called) and the `Skys' no longer need
and still another brother, be concerned about changing
Jay, went on to become two their 'cognomens' to play the
RESTAURANT
of the very first profes- game; their presence on the
sionals in the country."
diamond has served only to
Other 19th Century Jews in enrich the pastime. Witness
baseball are recalled by such names as Morris 'Moe
Leitner, "such as 'Chief' Jim Berg' (he was a language
Rosenman (outfielder for the scholar and a graduate of
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League and American Asso- and later was a coach for
ciation clubs in the eighties), Brooklyn), Harry 'The Horse'
Billy Nash (who for 15 years Danning (he covered home
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Harry Kane, whose true in 1971, his rookie year with
name was Harry Cohen."
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Leitner recalls a "bigoted ball for a season average of
little joke" in their "so-called .322), `Hammerin Hank'
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The author of the excellent berg and others. An interest-
baseball history at this point ing addendum will certainly
referred to "two of the great-
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