Baseball 73: Hank Greenberg

We begin by remembering the moment: Antisemitism was howling all over the world. Hank Greenberg made his big-league debut in April of 1933 (well his REAL debut; he’d appeared in a single game as a 19-year-old). He came on the scene one day after kosher food rituals were outlawed in Nazi Germany, three days before that country limited the number of Jews …

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