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Hank Greenberg

Hank Greenberg

MLB (deceased)
1B/LF
Full Name Henry Benjamin Greenberg
Nicknames Hammerin' Hank
Date of Birth 01/01/1911
BirthplaceNew York, NY
Died 09/04/1986
Religion Jewish
Height 6'3
Weight 210
Bats/Throws R/R
Signed Tigers
(09/1929)
MLB Debut 09/14/1930
Final MLB Game: 09/18/1947

Career highlights

  • Signed with the Detroit Tigers as a free agent in September 1929
  • Went 0/1 in his MLB debut with the Detroit Tigers, a 10-3 loss to the New York Yankees (9/14/1930)
  • A two-time A.L. MVP (1935, 1940), Greenberg finished 3rd in MVP voting in two other seasons (1937, 1938)

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