JEWISH BASEBALL NEWS — Baseball fans will be able to cheer Israel, Sam Fuld, and the Tampa Bay Rays all at once on Sun., May 15.

Thanks to the Rays and the JCC Suncoast JCC, Tropicana Field will host the team’s first-ever Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration, honoring Israel’s 62nd birthday.

But time is running out to get your tickets. Order yours by calling the JCC at (727) 321-6100 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (727) 321-6100 end_of_the_skype_highlighting

end_of_the_skype_highlightingTickets are $36 apiece, or $29.50 each if you buy four or more. Here’s what you’ll get:

  • Official Tampa Bay Rays yarmulke
  • Pre-game party inside the Trop
  • Kosher lunch
  • Meet-and-greet with former MLB’er Richie Scheinblum
  • Seat at the game ($20 face value)

Area synagogues and the JCC have sold over 300 tickets to the game. If sales reach 400, we’re told the Rays might invite a local Rabbi to toss out the first pitch.

See you in St. Petersburg!


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