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Chuck Freedman still has the tickets from the Aug. 18, 2013, Detroit Tigers game.

Memories of a Coach and Good Friend

It happened a little more than five years ago, but Chuck Freedman remembers every detail. Going to a Detroit Tigers game at Comerica Park on a hot Sunday August afternoon with his father-in-law and good friend Richard Maltz. Watching and worrying as Maltz became ill at the stadium before the game and was taken to…

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soup form Zoup!

Danny Raskin: Good For The Soul

Zoup! celebrates 20 years of serving the ultimate comfort food. Like so many other success stories that occur during the passing of time, this, too, has made huge strides from its original simple idea. Because boyhood friends Eric Ersher and David Elias had the dream and a wonderful idea, Zoup! became a reality … and…

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Robert Pliskow of Huntington Woods with Mickey Lolich at an event last month. Pliscow and Freedman will be at the Tigers game Sept. 8.

Better Late Than Never

The 50-year wait for Game 5 of the 1968 World Series. Against the backdrop of all that transpired in our city and our nation in 1967 and 1968, this is a story of two teenage boys, whose young lives revolved around the Detroit Tigers. Like so many others, they were heartbroken when the Tigers missed…

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Big Al's actual World Series ticket

Reliving the Tigers’ ’68 World Series Win

I’m trying to wrap my brain around the fact that it’s been a half-century since the Detroit Tigers won the 1968 World Series. I repeat … a haaaaalf-cennnnnntury. I’ll get a chance to come to terms with that reality on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. at Congregation B’nai Moshe in West Bloomfield, when I’ll…

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Joy in Tigertown: A Determined Team, A Resilient City, and Our Magical Run to the 1968 World Series with Mickey Lolich and Tom Gage.. Detroit Tigers 1968 World Series.

Relive the Tigers’ Glorious 1968 Season At B’nai Moshe

It’s been a long summer for Detroit Tigers baseball fans. Victories have been few and far between for a team that’s taken only a few baby steps on the road back to a winning record. That certainly wasn’t the case 50 years ago. The 1968 Tigers won the World Series, roaring back from a 3-1…

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Detroit Jewish Chronicle May 27, 1932 Jewish baseball player Isadore “Izzy” Goldstein

Jewish Baseball – From the DJN Davidson Digital Archive

It’s summer now and the baseball season is well under way. The roster of our beloved home team, the Detroit Tigers, is much different from last year. Jewish second baseman Ian Kinsler was traded over the winter and, soon after last year’s season concluded, the Tigers’ Jewish manager, Brad Ausmus, was fired. This is a…

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The winning team at the Greenberg Invitational included Jeremy Schaap, Peter Joelson, Jeff Shapiro, David Ruby and Brian Eisenberg.

Greenberg Invitational One To Remember

Sari Cicurel, the new executive director of the Michigan Jewish Sports Foundation, knew quite a bit about the inner workings of the foundation’s Hank Greenberg Memorial Golf Invitational before she started her new job earlier this year. She had been the foundation’s community relations director for six years, which prepared her for the first invitational…

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Storm Kirschenbaum (center) and his sons Blaine, 5, and Cole, 9, got together with Cleveland Indians pitcher Tyler Olson (left) and Detroit Tigers pitcher Warwick Saupold last weekend at Comerica Park.

Storm Builds His Client Base

Storm Kirschenbaum was the Jewish News Male High School Athlete of the Year in 1997 and a 2012 inductee into the Michigan Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Now, the 40-year-old is the CEO of the Birmingham-based Ball Players Agency, which represents nearly 100 professional baseball players. Nine agency clients are in the majors, including Detroit…

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Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez

Family Matters

Hank Greenberg’s Grandson Coming To The Hank Greenberg Invitational There will be a special guest Monday at the 28th annual Hank Greenberg Memorial Golf Invitational at Franklin Hills Country Club in Farmington Hills. William Gahagan, grandson of the former Detroit Tigers great, will be at the invitational with his wife during his first trip to…

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Football Talk With Lions GM, Player Agent

The Michigan Jewish Sports Foundation is once again presenting a night of sports talk to raise funds for the Dr. Steve and Evelyn Rosen Stars of Tomorrow Scholarship fund. Detroit Lions General Manager Bob Quinn, fresh off his work helping the Lions make their choices in the NFL Draft, and agent Kevin Poston, who represents…

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