One batter, one pitcher. It's left at that.
Originally Posted by GiambiJuice
As great as Greenberg was, he's probably best known for things off the field. Sitting out on Yom Kippur in the heat of the pennant race. Reenlisting days after Pearl Harbor. Openly embracing Jackie Robinson. Those, along with two legendary first base contemporaries and the short career, combine to keep him out of the discussion too much. The man is still revered. Maybe I am biased being from Detroit, where the Jewish community still talks about Greenberg. With Koufax, you have Larry King making up stories about growing up with him in Brooklyn.
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