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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, April 11, 1980

PAY 7 - STAY 11

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Chicago Cubs to Honor Jewish Ballplayer
Who Faced Anti-Semitism in Major League

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If I were to ask you which
baseball player of the past
two decades had his bubble
gum baseball care printed
in Chinese and Japanese
and distributed in the two
countries involved, the
likelihood is you'd say Ted
Williams, Mickey Mantle,
or somebody of that caliber.
It may surprise you that the
man who claims that dis-
tinction is none other than a
Jewish boy by the name of
Cy Block.
He played in the majors,
briefly, with the Chicago
Cubs and today is one of the
foremost insurance sales-
man in the country. An-
nually Block sells millions
of dollars of life insurance,
but revels in the fact that
his baseball cards are
shown all over the world.
Block is a Brooklyn-born
boy who attended Boy's
High School in t'hat
Borough and excelled in
soccer, basketball and
baseball. He was, at that
time, a second baseman and
was 'considered one of the
best scholastic players in
the New York City area.
We're talking about the
decade of the 30s. Despite
spite receiving some college
offers, Block decided to
enter pro ball and ended up
in a Class D League.
It was a long, slow
process but the
Brooklyn-bred Block
worked his way up
gradually from Class D
ball to Class B ball to
Double A ball and finally
to the majors with the
Cubs. He has many

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pleasant memories, and drawing any blood. Natur- wont."
some of them will be re- ally I was madder than a
The funny thing about
vived on June 14 when he hornet and could have kil- the whole affair is that
will play in an Old Timers led him right then and Block is one of the mildest
game to be held at Wrig- there.
mannered men you ever
"Stankey came over to want to run into.
ley Field.
Block was rather sur- me and said 'Hey Cy. If
Color
you want me to get this
prised that he was selected
guy,
I'll
get
him
the
next
among the old timers as a
Cub because in reality he time around."No, Eddie,
was a backup man for the let me take him. I'll get
for
famous Billy Herman and him the next time
around.'
Ready while you wait
Stan Hack.
"As it happened, this par-
Block is very active in the
U.S. Committee Sports for ticular player, an infielder,
Israel and for the Mac- on his next turn at bat
STUDIO AND CAMERA SHOP
cabiah Games in 1981 he'll reached first on a walk and
6698 Orchard Lake Rd.
then
came
charging
down
to
serve as tennis chairman.
West Bloomfield Plaza
second
base
on
the
at-
He has taken up the game of
tempted
steal.
I
got
the
ball
851-5840
tennis and will be one of the
veterans in that competi- and planted it squarely in
tion come next July in Is- his mouth, knocking out six
teeth. He then wasn't in too
rael.
Among other honors corn- much of a position to call me
ing to Block is the a Jew bastard as was his
PHOTOS
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In
Living
Color
Award" by the Bnai Brith
WHILE
YOU
WAIT
Join
Reservation
Sports Lodge of New York
READY IN MINUTES
which will be presented to Organization
No Appointment Needed AN
Block at the annual affair
TEL AVIV — Israel's
Types of identification photos.
May 18.
Black and White or Color
largest hotel chain, H. Shiff
I asked Block if he
Hotels, Ltd., has been
BLOW UPS
encountered anti-
named a member of Supra-
UP TO APPROX. 18"x24"
Semitism to any degree in national Hotel Reserva-
Black A White-or color
his years in the minors tions, operated by Unitels
• Photo ID Cards
and majors.
Ltd. of West Germany, one
• All Types of Photo
"I remember when I broke
Reproduction Work
of the largest international
in with Paragould, Ark., in
• Laminating
hotel reservation group-
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S .S . K r.sp. Sta.'s Only
Haim Shiff, president of
game was against the the 1,800 room Israel group,
Northland'
Oakland
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Jonesboro, Ark., team, in reported this week that his
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the same league, away. Do company has joined the
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you know what the headline
Supranational network,
in the Jonesboro paper read which includes 14 hotel
the day we started the sea-
companies in 15 countries,
son? 'Come See the Jewish offering 57,000 hotel rooms
Second Baseman:' Can you in 292 hotels in 196 cities in
imagine how I felt when I a mutual reservations sys-
saw this headline across the tem.
• In Living Color
top of the Jonesboro daily
The H. Shiff group now
newspaper?
• 10 Min. Del.
adds to it an Israeli repre-
"One of the situations
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which stands out in my with the Diplomat Hotels in
Quality
mind still is very vivid. I re- Tel Aviv and Jerusalem,
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call when I was playing
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FIRST
Class B League and my Sharem, in Sharm-el-Sheik.
teammate at shortstop, was
This network also in-
Eddie Stankey, who ulti-
mately went up to the major cludes hotels in Kuwait and
Saudis.' Arabia, which will
leagues with the Brooklyn provide travelers in those
Dogers, as you know.
Arabic states the possibility
PHOTOGRAPHY
"I won't mention the of making on-the-spot
26571
W. 12 Mile Rd.
name of the player involved reservations in Israel, and
352-7030
since he ultimately went up vice versa.
to the majors and did per-
form with the New York
SAVE MONEY ON YOUR TRIP
Yankees. The play was set
up so that he came dashing
around first on a long ball
hit to right field and I
covered second base. He had
Charters from New York
to slide and in doing so he
just caught my chest with
now available for 2 weeks or longer
his spikes. To this day, I
don't know how I avoided
starting
being mangled. What hap-
at
pened was he slashed my
uniform to shreds without

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TO ISRAEL

ADL Asks Probe
of Internment
of Japanese

NEW YORK — The
Anti-Defamation League
has urged the U.S. Senate to
adopt a bill to investigate
the relocation and intern-
ment of more than 100,000
Americans of Japanese an-
cestry during World War II
and to recommend "appro-
priate remedies" if wrongs
were committed.

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