Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-224) and index.
Prologue: A historian's challenge -- Introduction: Sports and Judaism in competition -- From ancient struggles through a medieval time-out -- Judaism's first modern sports skirmishes -- The challenge and opportunity of a new world of American sports -- The training of "all-American" Yeshiva boys -- Shul vs. pool : interwar battles and early postwar engagements -- The mission of American Jewry's team -- An irresistible force -- Safe at home : tension in Judaism's clubhouse -- Epilogue: A clear path to the finish line.
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