A look back at Michael Herson’s baseball career as a Terp
By Jackie Budko
Michael Herson started playing baseball in 1964 at Northwood High School in nearby Silver Spring.
He received a scholarship to play baseball at this university as a pitcher for the freshman team in 1966. He also played at the varsity level for the 1967 and 1968 seasons.
His 1968 season was his ...
Israel’s run in World Baseball Classic allows for cultural unity among Jews
By Isabella Olive
For the Mitzpeh
The Israeli national baseball team’s historic run in the World Baseball Classic came to an end on Wednesday, March 15. The inspirational success has been dubbed a “Cinderella Story.” Israel was the last to qualify and was ranked 41st before it went on to defeat third ranked South Korea, fourth ...
Israeli baseball team capitalizes on Jewish identity, builds winning team
For the Mitzpeh
Team Israel has been shocking other countries in the World Baseball Classic, but what might be even more shocking is its roster.
The World Baseball Classic began on March 6, and the Israeli national team has already put on a great show. It was ranked No. 41 going into the tournament, and ...
Hillel welcomes new and returning students with a day at the ballpark
By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1
Maryland Hillel brought a contingent of about 70 students to Nationals Park this past Sunday for the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s annual Grand Slam Sunday, a Jewish community day at the ballpark. Students registering through Hillel got discounted tickets and a free bus ride to and ...