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March 15, 1974 - Image 26

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1974-03-15

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1974's Eight Jewish - Baseball Players

keep your eye on their rookie
pitcher Bob Grossman. He
California last season. "I'm ing the off-season.
is only a year or two away
BY IRWIN COHEN
Speaking of Cleveland, from the big leagues.
There will be eight Jewish very happy playing in Cali-
baseball players in the major fornia," Richie said. "I only
IN THE ADVANCE BUILDING
leagues this season. That's want the chance to play
by including rookie Steve every day to show them what
23077 GREENFIELD, Corner of 9 Mile Rd., Southfield
Fine Dining and Cocktails
Greenberg and batting champ I can do."
Up the coast in Northern
Owned and Operated-by Ronnie Forman
Rod Carew.
19701
W.
12 Mile Rd. (Just East of Evergreen)
California, the pitcher Ken
352-2233
Steve Greenberg, 25, is a Holtzman posted a fine 21-13
minor leaguer with the Texas record. The family oriented
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Rangers. The 6'2", 195- Holtzman is toying with the
• Complete Dinners
• SALES MEETINGS •SHOWERS
• AFTER-THEATER PARTIES
• BOWLING BANQUETS
pounder isn't quite as big idea of retiring. "In about
• BAR MITZVA RECEPTIONS
OPEN
MON.
THRU SAT. I
• WEDDING RECEPTIONS
• BAS MITZVA RECEPTIONS
as his famous father Hank. two years I may just walk
T •
FROM 1 1 :30 A.M.
Mainly a first baseman who away from baseball," Holtz-
can also play third, Steve man said. "The traveling is
batter .281 for Spokane, the getting a bit too much. Be-
• V'(EDDINGS • SHOWERS • BAR. MITZVAS
top Ranger farm club, last sides, I already reached my
PIZZERIA
• PARTIES FOR ALL OCCASIONS
season. The right-handed bat- biggest goal, that of pitching


RESTAURANT
ting Yale graduate is deter- in the World Series."
mined to succeed in the
The National League has
• CARRY OUT • DELIVERY • DINING ROOM
majors. "Because I'm Hank two Jewish players, Steve
* Bar B Q Ribs
* Pizza
Greenberg's son people al- Stone and Norm Miller. The
* Chicken
* Spaghetti
BEER
ways ask if there is extra latter is basking in the twi-
* Shrimp
* Ravioli
* Sea Food Platter
pressure on me," Steve said. light of a vEry mediocore
• Lasagna
a WINE
"But I don't feel there has career. The 28-year-old Miller
HOURS: MON. tku THURS. 4 to 12 Mid.
Dining Room or to Take Out
FRI. & SAT. 3:30-2 a.m. SUN. 3-12 Mi
been. I certainly wasn't only batted 11 times last
pushed into being a baseball year with Houston and At-
PRIVATE
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BANQUET .
This is her 33rd year with our
Just E. of Greenfield
player."
lanta, but that was mainly
FACILITIES
Berkley
hotel. As banquet service
due
to
injuries.
H o o t Evers, director of
manager she lends experience
Steve .Stone was swapped
player development for the
and personal interest to every
Detroit Tigers, had the op- a cross Chicago from the
function. She's available for
American
League
White
Sox.
portunity to see both Green-
Enjoy the New and Different bergs
your next special affair.
Coming
to
the
North
side
p e r f or m. "Hank
Tantalizing Tastes of
Greenberg and I were on the Cubs will make it easier for
Tiger team together," Evers Stone to go to work. The
Detroit Hilton
said. "And I saw Steve play right-handed pitcher lives on
in the minor leagues. I'll tell Chicago's Lake Shore Drive
Washington Blvd. at
you one thing about them, I and can see Wrigley Field
Grand Circus Park
never saw any ballplayers from his apartment. Besides
(313) 965-7800
HOURS:
being
a
pitcher
Steve
is
also
Specializing in
who practiced as mud' or-
Mon. thru Thurs.
a
poet.
"I
don't
delude
my-
tried as hard as they did."
Cantonese and
11 to 10 p.m.
self," he said. "The main
Fri.
&
Sat.
Batting champ Rod Carew reason my poems were pub,
Mandarin Cuisine
11 to 12 midnight,
is a recent convert to Juda-. lished is because I am Steve
Unique Dishes Direct
Sunday
ism. Born in Panama, Carew Stone the ballplayer." Be-
12 to 10 p.m.
From New York
came to the United States at sides pitching and poetry,
the. age of 17 and finished Stone is entering the restau-
41563 W. 10 MILE off Grand River (In The Novi Plaza)
high school in New York. In rant business. To thoroughly
349-9260,
May 1968, while Marilynn learn the trade, the Cleve-
NOVI MICH.
Levy was celebrating her lander served as a cook dur-
birthday, a_friend introduced
her to Rod Carew. They dated
for a while, and the Levy's
invited the Minnesota second
baseman to a Passover seder.
"I never thought about pro-
posing until the night of en-
joyable Passover supp&,"
Air
Rod said. - "I was the only
different one there. They
LAS VEGAS, TV & BROADWAY STARS
made me feel great."
American League pitchers
met Ron Blomberg, much to
their chagrin. The first base-
Instrumental & Song Stylists 40..fit , ‘
19460 W. 10 Mile Rd. (2 Blocks East of Evergreen)
man who will not play on
Rosh Hashona and Yom Kip-
pur entered the record books
last season by becoming the
first designated hitter in the
major leagues. "I've been a
AT
)4,
AT
THE
LELAND
HOUSE
DOWNSTAIRS
D.H. all my life," Blomberg
962-9500 j %1;41,0# * quipped: "Designated He-
CASS AT BAGLEY
brew." Already voted the
winner df a most popular
Yankee player contest by
thousands of youngsters who
attend Yankee Stadium,
Blomberg has a great future.
Ex-New York manager,
Ralph Houk, now bossing the
Tigers says, "Blomberg can
be one of the best hitters in
the league."
The same words echoed by
many_ about Mike Epstein a
few seasons ago. Unfortu-
nately, Mike has not lived
up to statistical expectations.
Last year he slumped to a
measley .209 with only nine
home runs.
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Epstein's quiet teammate,
Richie Scheinblum, batted
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thru
Sat.
• Breakfast
July 20, 1969. Since then
• After Theater
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11:30 a.m.-2:30 a.m.
Snacks
Richie has been orbiting from
• Lunch
Saturday, 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.
team to team, league to
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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