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Alan Schwarz: Shawn Green, Yom Kippur and Baseball

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Alan Schwarz: Shawn Green, Yom Kippur and Baseball

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Alan Schwarz: Shawn Green, Yom Kippur and Baseball

Alan Schwarz: Shawn Green, Yom Kippur and Baseball

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Commentator Alan Schwarz, a writer for Baseball America, recalls his conversation with Shawn Green, a Jewish member of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team, about his decision not to play baseball on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur.

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