Hank Greenberg: Hall-of-Fame Slugger By Ira Berkow Illustrated by Mick Ellison
New York Times writer Ira Berkow presents a compelling account of the life and career of Hank Greenberg, the first Jewish ballplayer to be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. (Ages 10 and up)
Hank Greenberg was a legend in Jewish households in the 1930s and 40s. This son of immigrants had become a powerful home-run hitter and the first truly outstanding Jewish baseball player in U.S. history. By Ira Berkow.