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Hank Greenberg

Hank Greenberg (1911-1986) led the Detroit Tigers to four pennants and two World Series titles, and in 1938 came within two home runs of Babe Ruth's 60-home-run record. Ira Berkow, who provided textual background for Greenberg's autobiography, is a former Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times sports columnist and author of many books, including Red: A Biography of Red Smith and Full Swing: Hits, Runs and Errors in a Writer's Life.