Born Jan 1, 1911, Hank Greenberg was one of the first openly Jewish professional baseball players and the first Jew elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1956. He played the majority of his career for the Detroit Tigers '33-46, then played one final year for Pittsburgh. Lifetime batting average of .313, Hank's biggest career highlights came in '37 and '38 where he came within one RBI of the 184 record set by Lou Gehrig and two homeruns of the 60 HR record set by Babe Ruth respectively. Hank died in 1986. He is the subject of a new documentary called The Life & Times of Hank Greenberg.

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