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How (some) Jews across the US rooted for baseball’s first black player

70 years after Jackie Robinson hit the field, new books and exhibits show how the sport’s Jewish fans and players shared his pain By Rich Tenorio When Jackie Robinson integrated Major League Baseball 70 years ago with the Brooklyn Dodgers, American Jews were there to cheer him on. Throughout the 1947 season, Robinson could count on…

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