Ryan Braun and a Look at Other Jewish MVPs in MLB History

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Ryan Braun and a Look at Other Jewish MVPs in MLB History
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Another Homer for the Hebrew Hammer

When Ryan "The Hebrew Hammer" Braun of the Brewers was named National League MVP today, Jewish baseball fans everywhere were bursting with pride.

Although Jews have a long and rich history in baseball as players, coaches, managers and executives, Braun is one of a select number of his faith to achieve this high honor.

Here's a look at the select list of Jewish MVPs, which includes a few names that might surprise even those readers (like this one) who skipped out on Yom Kippur services to watch playoff games. 

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