Hebrew Hammer’ Ryan Braun retires from MLB after illustrious 14-year career

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Ryan Braun, former MVP and the all-time Jewish home run hitter, retires from Major League Baseball
by Jacob Gurvis
September 14, 2021

Ryan Braun, the Milwaukee Brewers outfielder who slugged more home runs than any Jewish player in baseball history and won a Most Valuable Player award, announced his retirement on Tuesday, ending a 14-year career that was not without controversy. “While it’s impossible to summarize my emotions right now, what I feel most is one, simple thing: gratitude,” Braun said in his video announcement, which was shared on the Brewers’ social media…Braun, a six-time All-Star who played his entire career in Milwaukee, finished as a .296 hitter with 352 home runs, the most by a Jewish player, and 1,154 runs batted in. He has not played in 2021. READ MORE

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