Life-changing experience for local ballplayers at Maccabiah Games

Team USA steamrolls to a gold medal

Israel is the Land of Milk and Honey. The Holy Land. The Promised Land.

For the USA baseball team, it’s also the land of gold medals.

Fielding a roster packed with Marmonte League players, Team USA won the gold medal at the 18th Maccabiah Games in Israel in July.

The Maccabiah Games, which features 9,000 Jewish athletes from 60 countries, is the second largest sporting event in the world behind the Olympics.

The tournament that’s held every four years is bigger than...

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