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ESPN’s Jeff Passan Recalls His Bar Mitzvah and Hebrew School

From (by Jacob Gurvis) For tuned-in baseball fans, Jeff Passan is everywhere. As ESPN’s senior MLB insider, he frequently breaks some of the sport’s biggest news and appears on several of the global sports network’s television, radio and podcast programs. After two decades of reporting, can anything make him nervous? There is one athlete […]


Autographed Baseball from a Bar Mitzvah Boy

I collect autographed baseballs signed by professional players, including many Hall of Famers, but I’ve always cherished the autographed balls signed by the little league players I’ve coached over the years. One of the baseballs I display in my office was inscribed by Adam, a bar mitzvah student of mine from 2021. Adam presented me […]