Hank Greenberg: Baseball’s Hebrew Hammer



Five-time All Star and MVP slugger Hank Greenberg caused quite a stir in 1934 when he refused to play during Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Greenberg endured fierce anti-Semitism from fellow athletes, at a time when prejudice went largely unquestioned. This hour we’ll examine Greenberg’s indelible legacy on America’s national pastime.


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