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Kurz: If you build it, they will come

this phrase — “If you build it, they will come” — the ultimate sports cliché of all time? Peter Kurz doesn’t think so. “That old cliché,” says the CEO of the Israel Association of Baseball, “is not a cliché at all. It’s totally true.” While the line from the classic baseball movie “Field of Dreams” may have wide metaphorical application, it pertains quite literally to what Kurz is doing in an effort largely funded by the Jewish National Fund, appropriately titled “Project Baseball.” In Denver last week to help raise funds for the project, Kurz says the connection between JNF and the nonprofit IAB, which he heads as a volunteer, is a natural and symbiotic one. “We see eye-to-eye as to why baseball is important […]
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