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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Top row, from left: Richard Bleier, Ryan Braun, Alex Bregman and Ian Kinsler. Bottom Row, form left: Joc Pederson, Kevin Pillar, Danny Valencia and Zack Weiss.

Jews in the show on Opening Day

BY NATE BLOOM April 12, 2018

Major League Hebrews: 2018 EditionThe following Jewish players were on a major league roster as of opening day: RICHARD BLEIER, 30, Baltimore, relief pitcher. He appeared in 23 games with the Yankees in 2016. In 57 games with the Orioles in 2017, he...

Baseball star Ryan Braun wins appeal

JTA February 23, 2012

NEW YORK -- Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun won his appeal of his earlier positive test for performance-enhancing drugs. The decision, announced on Thursday, means that Braun -- the reigning National League most valuable player and the first...

Editorial: Designated Hater

December 14, 2011

Reigning National League Most Valuable Player Ryan Braun reportedly failed a drug test for banned substances taken during the 2011 playoffs (See p. 7A).  It looks bad for the Hebrew Hammer - despite his protestations of innocence, 13 players have appealed...

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