Arts & Culture

Lipman Pike: Original Jewish Baller

On this day in 1845, Lipman Emanuel "Lip" Pike was born in New York.  Lipman would go on to be the first ever professional Jewish baseball player, and also go on to be part of the early "dudes with sweet … Read More

By / May 25, 2010

On this day in 1845, Lipman Emanuel "Lip" Pike was born in New York.  Lipman would go on to be the first ever professional Jewish baseball player, and also go on to be part of the early "dudes with sweet mustaches" trend that would continue well into the 21st Century.