Josh Rotman, a long-time Major League Baseball (MLB) scout, will speak at Temple Beth David of the South Shore, located at 1060 Randolph St. in Canton, on Sunday, May 19 at 11 a.m.

Rotman will talk about many aspects of being a professional in the national pastime, including Jews in baseball, scouting perspective, and how to appreciate baseball both at the park and on TV as well as changes in the game in the recent past.

Rotman has had a long career, having been a college professor and a social studies teacher for 20 years and a baseball scout for 16 years with the Kansas City Royals, the Baltimore Orioles, and the St. Louis Cardinals.

In addition, Rotman was also a referee and official for 50 years in baseball, softball, and basketball. He was a 1984 inductee of the Budweiser Sports Hall of Fame.

This event is free and open to the public. No RSVP is required.

For information about this or any Temple Beth David programs, email or call 781-828-2275.

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