Tagged Ian Kinsler

Echoes of Greenberg: Tigers roaring with Jewish duo Ausmus and Kinsler

Ian Kinsler is thriving in Detroit after being traded from the Texas Rangers. (Hillel Kutler, JTA)

The rarity arose in the initial meeting of first-year Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus and his second baseman Ian Kinsler, newly traded from the Texas Rangers: a Jewish player reporting to a Jewish manager. Ausmus was “raised the same way I was,” Kinsler learned, with one Jewish parent and… Read more »