1956 : Hank Greenburg Inducted Into Baseball Hall of Fame

January 25, 2018 all-day

Hank Greenberg of the Detroit Tigers became the first Jewish player inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Over a 13-season career, he hit 331 home runs and batted .313. He lost more than three seasons due to his service in World War II.

Sources :

Detroit Historical Society Facebook Page

Historical Society of Michigan