Jacob Steinmetz is breaking new ground for Orthodox Jewish athletes.
“Jacob Steinmetz’s blazing fastball helped make him a baseball draft trailblazer,” reported the Associated Press on Tuesday.
The 17-year-old New Yorker is the first known practicing Orthodox Jewish player drafted by a team in Major League Baseball.
Steinmetz is 6-foot-5, 220-pounds, and hurls “a fastball that sits in the mid- to upper-90s,” boasting a “knee-buckling curveball” as well.
PLANT FRUIT TREES IN ISRAEL BEFORE SABBATICAL BEGINS!
TIME RUNNING OUT to make the Land even more fruitful while helping Israeli farmers offset financial losses from Covid, Hamas arson fires and the upcoming Sabbatical year.
“…the seventh year shall be a complete rest for the Land…”
“…I will ordain My blessing for you…” (Leviticus 25:4,21)