Hank Greenberg (I) (1911–1986)

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Hank Greenberg was born on January 1, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998), The Kid from Cleveland (1949) and Major League Baseball on ABC (1953). He was married to Linda Douglas and Caral Gimbel. He died on September 4, 1986 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Kid from Cleveland Hank Greenberg - Cleveland Indians Player
World Wide '60 Self - Interview subject


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 1949 The Kid from Cleveland
Hank Greenberg - Cleveland Indians Player
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 1998 The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (Documentary) (performer: "Goodbye, Mr. Ball, Goodbye")
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 1998 The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (Documentary) (in loving memory of - as Hammerin' 'Hank' Greenberg)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (4 credits)
 1984 1984 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Self - AL Honorary Captain
 1962 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #15.37 (1962) ... Self
 1960 World Wide '60 (TV Series)
Self - Interview subject
- Baseball's Changing Profile (1960) ... Self - Interview subject
 1953 Major League Baseball on ABC (TV Series)
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (13 credits)
 2018 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Self - At Army Induction Center, 1941
- Ted Williams: "The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived" (2018) ... Self - At Army Induction Center, 1941 (uncredited)
 2016 MLB Network Presents (TV Series documentary)
- 56: The Streak (2016) ... Self
 2010 Prime 9 (TV Series)
- Greatest First Baseman (2010) ... Self
 2008 The Jewish Americans (TV Mini Series documentary)
 2006 DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes (TV Mini Series documentary)
 2003 100 Years of the World Series (Video documentary)
 1999 The 20th Century: A Moving Visual History (TV Mini Series documentary)
 1998 Race for the Record (Video documentary)
Self - Interview About Babe Ruth
 1998 The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (Documentary)
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini Series documentary)
- The National Pastime (1994) ... Self
- Shadow Ball (1994) ... Self
 1991 When It Was a Game (TV Movie documentary)
 1951 Horsehide Heroes (Documentary short)

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Personal Details

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1 Biographical Movie | 7 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Hammerin' 'Hank' Greenberg


6' 3½" (1.92 m)


Linda Douglas  (his death) | See more »

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Home run hitters drive Cadillacs; singles hitters drive Fords. ("Tribe Memories: The First Century" by Russell Schneider, Moonlight Publishing, 2000) See more »


Late in the 1934 season, Detroit was in a pennant race with the New York Yankees, and the issue arose whether Greenberg would play on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. After consultation with his rabbi, he agreed to play on Rosh Hashanah, but on Yom Kippur he spent the day at his synagogue. The poet and newspaper columnist Edgar A. Guest published a poem ... See more »


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