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Hammerin' Hank Greenberg


Author: Shelley  Sommer
Publisher: Calkins Creek
Subject/Category: Gr. 5-9
Year Reviewed:: 2012
ISBN: 9781590784525
Review: This book follows Greenberg from his childhood in New York City to his long career with the Detroit Tigers, his military service during WW II, and his role as a baseball executive. Born to Romanian Jewish immigrants in 1911, he overcame many anti-Semitic taunts throughout his career and went on to be inducted into the Baseball Hall-of-Fame.

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