Hammerin’ Hank & the Golden Arm: Remembering Baseball’s Jewish Hall of Famers
Baltimore Jewish Times, April 8, 2011
9 Pages Posted: 15 Sep 2011 Last revised: 21 Sep 2011
Date Written: April 8, 2011
This cover story focuses on two of baseball’s greatest players, Sandy Koufax, and Hank Greenberg. Besides describing their great talent for the game, it also chronicles the religious discrimination, taunts and abuse they had to endure for their religious beliefs, not just from the public, but occasionally from members of opposing teams as well.
Keywords: baseball, sports history, religious discrimination, sports biography, baseball history, Sandy Koufax, Baseball Hall of Fame, Judaism, Jews, Hank Greenberg,
JEL Classification: J70, J71, L83
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