Former Chicago Cub Adam Greenberg’s time in the major leagues lasted only one pitch. Today, he finds his struggle to be a very Jewish story.
Adam Greenberg saw one pitch in his first major league at-bat, a 92 mph fastball that struck him in the head and effectively ended his MLB career. The ball hit with a sickening thud, popping Greenberg’s helmet off and sending the young ballplayer to the ground, where he clutched his head in agony.
Jewish player Adam Greenberg will resume his professional baseball career after signing a minor league deal with the Baltimore Orioles.
Adam Greenberg, a baseball player who was hit in the head by a pitch during his first major league at-bat for the Chicago Cubs in 2005, struck out in his second ever appearance in the major leagues.
A Chicago Cubs rookie who was hit in the head by a pitch seven years ago and never played another Major League Baseball game will receive a second chance.