Hank Greenberg: Hall-of-Fame Slugger

Hank Greenberg: Hall-of-Fame Slugger

by Ira Berkow, Mick Ellison
     
 
Hank Greenberg's powerful home runs were sometimes a dramatic reply to Nazi actions in Europe and to anti-Jewish sentiment in America. He was the first Jewish ballplayer to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Overview

Hank Greenberg's powerful home runs were sometimes a dramatic reply to Nazi actions in Europe and to anti-Jewish sentiment in America. He was the first Jewish ballplayer to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Jerusalem Report
[Hank Greenberg] is probably a more inspirational figure for most American Jewish kids than the likes of Maimonides. Berkow manages to make the book accessible to adolescent readers without ever writing down to them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827603769
Publisher:
Jewish Publication Society
Publication date:
02/28/1991
Pages:
108
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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