Posted in Disc Reviews by Gino Sassani on October 1st, 2001
Here’s a real treat for the baseball fans out there, but the appeal of the film doesn’t end with them. Anyone interested in the experience of the American Jewish community, or in the social history of the States in the 30s and 40s, will find this documentary absorbing.
Hank Greenberg was the first Jewish baseball superstar. Though he was very much a Brooklyn native, the bulk of his career was with the Detroit Tigers. The film presents the story of his life through interv…