Koufax, Sanford (Sandy)

(b. 1935)
   US baseball player. As the star pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Koufax led his club to three National League pennants and two World Series victories. He set several records. On retiring because of arthritis, he became a national broadcaster. It was known and accepted that he would never play on Rosh ha-Shanah or Yom Kippur, even in a crucial World Series game.

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  • Koufax, Sanford (Sandy) — (b. 1935)    American baseball player. He was the pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers. His club won three National League pennants and two World Series …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Koufax,Sanford — Kou·fax (kōʹfăks ), Sanford. Known as “Sandy.” Born 1935. American baseball player. A left handed pitcher for the Dodgers (1955 1966), he struck out 2,396 batters and three times won the Cy Young Award (1963, 1965, and 1967). * * * …   Universalium

  • Sandy Koufax — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Sandy Koufax Lanzador Batea: Derecha Lanza: Zurda Debut en Grandes Ligas 24 de junio, 1955 con Brooklyn Dodgers Último juego …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sandy Koufax — Brooklyn / Los Angeles Dodgers Nr. 32 Pitcher …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sandy Koufax — Infobox MLB retired name=Sandy Koufax position=Pitcher bats=Right throws=Left birthdate=birth date and age|1935|12|30 Brooklyn, New York debutdate=June 24 debutyear=Baseball Year|1955 debutteam=Brooklyn Dodgers finaldate=October 2… …   Wikipedia

  • Koufax — /koh faks/, n. Sanford (Sandy), born 1935, U.S. baseball player. * * * …   Universalium

  • Koufax — /koh faks/, n. Sanford (Sandy), born 1935, U.S. baseball player …   Useful english dictionary

  • KOUFAX, SANDY — (Sanford Braun; 1935– ), U.S. baseball player, one of the greatest pitchers in its history, and with   Hank greenberg one of only two Jewish players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Koufax was born in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sandy Koufax — Sandy Koufax …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Koufax, Sandy — in full Sanford Koufax orig. Sanford Braun born Dec. 30, 1935, New York, N.Y., U.S. U.S. baseball pitcher. Koufax s mother divorced when he was young, and he took the name of his stepfather. In his youth he played sports at the Jewish community… …   Universalium

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