Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story Poster

Release Date: 2010

DVD Release Date: April 19th, 2011

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Players, managers, sports writers and fans discuss the contributions of Jewish ballplayers and their impact on American Jews.

Cast: Dustin Hoffman

Director: Peter Miller

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Despite the film's odd assembly of talking heads (Koufax, sure, but Ron Howard?) and narrow scope that rarely addresses how a first-generation community sought a new-world identity via knuckleballs, Miller's survey is a breezy compendium of fun facts and colorful figures. show more

  • The problem is that once you get past the barriers that Jewish players dramatically overcame between the early 20th century and post World War II, the rest is precipitously less interesting. show more

  • A warm and enthusiastic documentary. show more

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