series: Jews And Baseball: An American Love Story
air date: 3/30/13 10:01 PM
Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, JEWS AND BASEBALL: AN AMERICAN LOVE STORY explores the connection between Jewish Americans and America's national pastime. The feature- length documentary tells a story of immigration, assimilation, bigotry, heroism, the passing on of traditions and the shattering of stereotypes. Interviews feature fans, writers, executives and players, including Al Rosen, Kevin Youkilis, Shawn Green, Norm Sherry, Ron Blomberg, Bob Feller, Yogi Berra and legendary Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax. JEWS AND BASEBALL interweaves powerful personal and historical stories with an extraordinary collection of rare archival footage and photos, and a musical score ranging from Benny Goodman to Yo-Yo Ma to Rush.
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