Israel struck out at the World Baseball Classic, but the team's Twitter account was a hit


April 14, 2023

Avi Miller (r) ran Israel Baseball's Twitter account during the 2023 World Baseball Classic.

(JTA) - Many fans were despairing as Team Israel trailed Puerto Rico 6-0 in the World Baseball Classic last week, but the team's Twitter account had a different message.

"We will never give up," the account tweeted. "After all, Moses was once a basket case."

While the quip couldn't stave off the team's ultimate 10-0 loss, it came in the course of a win for Avi Miller, the 30-year-old marketing veteran who runs the @ILBaseball account. For Miller - who tweeted the tournament from 3,000 miles away - the World Baseball Classic was a breakout moment, nearly doubling Team Israel's social media...

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