The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

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Brief Synopsis: "The story of Baseball Hall-of-Famer Hank Greenberg is told through archival film footage and interviews with Jewish and non-Jewish fans, his former teammates, his friends, and his family. As a great first baseman with the Detroit Tigers, Greenberg endured antisemitism and became a hero and source of inspiration throughout the Jewish community, not incidentally leading the Tigers to Major League dominance in the 1930s. Written by George S. Davis"

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Bryan Lienesch80 - A neat little biopic about the Jewish slugger who had the 'chutzpah' to ignore the 'shmucks' and play the game at the highest level.
Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 5

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