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The Card Set
Martin Abramowitz, our part-time President, CEO and file-clerk is available on a selective basis for "road-trip" presentations to groups with an interest in Jews in Baseball.Bnai Brith has called Martin "America's custodian of Jewish baseball memory.
In "real life", Martin previously held Jewish communal professional leadership positions in Jerusalem, Montreal and Boston.
He holds a Doctorate in Social Welfare from Brandeis Univeristy.
Martin is father of four and grandfather to eight.
A New York native, he
insist there is no truth to the Baltimore Sun's allegation that he
is "...a Yankee fan living undercover in Red Sox Nation."
"There was a higher percentage of ...
"There was a higher percentage of Jewish players in the 1930s but there has never been more quality than we have today," says Martin Abramowitz, president of Jewish Major Leaguers, Inc., a company that produces baseball cards of Jews who have made the majors, beginning with Lip Pike in 1871.
Since 1933, only 20 Jews have been picked for the All-Star Game, the mid-season American and National League face-off between top players who are chosen by fans.
That four current Jewish major leaguers have been All-Stars is remarkable, says Abramowitz.
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Martin Abramowitz.Dr. Abramowitz has been the Vice President of Planning at the Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Boston since 1982.Known as America's custodian of Jewish baseball memory, Dr. Abramowitz is the founding president of Jewish Major Leaguers, Inc., an organization that documents America's Jews who have played professional baseball.He is the originator of the popular baseball card set depicting Jewish Major Leaguers.
The Middletown Press
Dr. Martin Abramowitz, vice president of planning and agency relations at Boston's Combined Jewish Philanthropies, took on a project in recent years that led to the development of the first set of baseball cards devoted exclusively to Jewish Major Leaguers.
has helped organize the gathering at the Hall of Fame on Aug. 29-30.
Jewish Labor Committee
By Martin Abramowitz * - (originally published in Jewish Boston, posted Aug. 21, 2015)
* Martin Abramowitz is the former VP for Planning with the CJP, Greater Boston's Jewish Federation.
Currently, he serves as a volunteer consultant to JLC New England Board and as the CEO of Jewish Major Leaguers, Inc.