A heartfelt tribute to "Hammering" Hank Greenberg of the Detroit Tigers, the Bronx-born slugger who not only batted his way into the Baseball Hall of Fame, but came to represent the American Dream come true for generations of Jewish Americans. Filmmaker Aviva
Kempner concentrates on Greenberg's career during the 1930s and '40s, decades during which Greenberg made history playing first base and, later, left field for the Detroit Tigers. Twice voted MVP in the American League (and the first player to be honored in two different positions), Greenberg
played four World Series and came close to breaking both Lou Gherig's record for RBIs and
Babe Ruth's record for...