|Jewish Sports Quotes|
Dodgers Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy
Koufax did not pitch in the opening game of the 1965 World Series because
the game fell on Yom Kippur. Don Drysdale, who pitched in Koufax'
place, gave up 7 runs in 2 and 2/3 innings.
"I bet right now you are wishing that I was Jewish, too,"
-- Don Drysdale to manager Walt Alston
Source: Center for Sport and Jewish Life
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|Tips: Milton Green, a world-record hurdler boycotted the 1936 Olympics, has died|
|Posted on Thursday, March 31 @ 10:18:43 EST |
Milton Green was considered a lock for the U.S. Olympic team in 1936 and possibly a gold medal, but boycotted the Berlin games because of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime.
"It was a very difficult decision at the time," Green told The Palm Beach Post in a 1997 interview. "...I never regretted it."
Read more about Milton Green on Sports Illustrated.
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