Sports media: ‘Tale of Team Israel’ documentary transcends nationality, religion

It’s not often a Jewish sports fan has a successful Jewish athlete to root for, let alone a team of them. There’s a scene in the 1980 movie “Airplane” when a passenger asks a flight attendant for something light to read. The attendant responds, “How about this leaflet? ‘Famous Jewish Sports Legends.’ ”

That leaflet probably would have listed mostly baseball players, the most famous being pitcher Sandy Koufax and slugger Hank Greenberg. Ryan Braun is the most…

Original published: 2019-04-25 11:55:22 Read the full Chicago News here

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