Hank Greenberg: Hall-of-Fame Slugger

Hank Greenberg: Hall-of-Fame Slugger

by Ira Berkow, Mick Ellison
     
 
New York Times writer Ira Berkow presents a compelling account of the life and career of Hank Greenberg, the first Jewish ballplayer to be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Overview

New York Times writer Ira Berkow presents a compelling account of the life and career of Hank Greenberg, the first Jewish ballplayer to be elected to the National 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:
9780827606852
Publisher:
The Jewish Publication Society
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Pages:
108
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Ira Berkow was a feature writer for the New York Times for more than 25 years. He won the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting and was a finalist for the Pulitzer for commentary. He is the author of numerous books, including The Corporal Was a Pitcher, Rockin’ Steady, and Summers in the Bronx, the bestsellers Maxwell Street: Survival in a Bazaar and Red: A Biography of Red Smith, as well as two memoirs, Full Swing and To the Hoop.

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