‘42’ accurately depicts the hostility Jackie Robinson faced from players and fans. But the film left out a memorable encounter with Hank Greenberg.
Forget Hank Greenberg and Sandy Koufax: Outfielder and WWII vet Sy Rosenthal was the greatest Jewish baseball hero.
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With its big Jewish population, New York would have seemed the perfect place for legendary baseball star Hank Greenberg to play. Greenberg’s biographer explains why that never wound up happening.
When Jews visit the baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, they can learn about the only two members of the tribe who have been inducted into the hallowed museum: Hank “The Hebrew Hammer” Greenberg and Sandy Koufax.
Former American International Group Chief Executive Maurice “Hank” Greenberg has donated $10 million to Right to Rise, the Super PAC backing Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday…
When America entered World War II, it created the greatest crisis in baseball history. How could the game go on while stars like Hank Greenberg fought the Nazis?
In his time, Dolph Schayes was the greatest Jewish basketball star. A new biography attempts to bring him into the pantheon with Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg.
Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler and manager Brad Ausmus make up the rarest of baseball combos: a Jewish player reporting to a Jewish manager.
We’re living through a veritable golden age of Jewish baseball. A new museum exhibit takes a look at those who lay the foundations for Ryan Braun and Ian Kinsler.