“Ryan Sherriff joins an exclusive club of Jewish pitchers in the World Series”

JPOST
Holocaust survivors’ grandson pitches for Tampa Bay in World Series
by Staff
October 26, 2020

When Ryan Sherriff took the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays in the top of the seventh inning on Friday night to face the Los Angeles Dodgers and pitched a scoreless inning, little did he know what type of exclusive group he was about to join. Sherriff added his name to a club that Sandy Koufax belongs to – a Jewish Hall of Fame pitcher featured in the World Series. And one whose maternal grandparents, Helen and Seymour Wildfeuer, were Holocaust survivors to boot. In Sunday’s Game 5, Sherriff once again came on in relief and pitched a perfect eighth inning by retiring Max Muncy, Will Smith and Cody Bellinger down in order. READ MORE

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