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Hank Greenberg : the hero who didn't want to be one

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2011.
Series: Jewish lives (New Haven, Conn.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles the Jewish-American baseball player who, in 1934, risked his chance to beat Babe Ruth's home run record by sitting out a game on Yom Kippur, and describes his impact on Jewish-American history.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Hank Greenberg; Hank Greenberg; Hank Greenberg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Kurlansky
ISBN: 9780300136609 0300136609 9780300192469 0300192460
OCLC Number: 670481471
Awards: Winner of National Jewish Book Award (Book of the Year) 2014
Winner of Michigan Notable Books 2012
Description: xiv, 164 pages : portrait ; 22 cm.
Contents: Prologue: The one holy day --
Jewish hitting --
A beautiful swing --
Greenberg's time --
Becoming Hank --
Henry B. interrupted --
Escaped at last --
Epilogue: More holy days.
Series Title: Jewish lives (New Haven, Conn.)
Responsibility: Mark Kurlansky.

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"Mark Kurlansky, a historian and a fan, zeroes in on Greenberg like Hammerin' Hank teeing off on a fastball."-Allen Barra, San Francisco Chronicle -- Allen Barra San Francisco Chronicle "Always Read more...

 
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