Hank Greenberg

Hank Greenberg bio

Birth Name: Henry Benjamin Greenberg

Occupation: Baseball Player

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: January 1, 1911

Date Of Death: September 4, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Hank Greenberg was born on the 1st of January, 1911. He was known for being a Baseball Player. Legendary Detroit Tigers first baseman who won the AL MVP award in 1935 and 1940. He was a 5-time All-Star and he helped lead the Tigers to World Series Championships in 1935 and 1940.

Hank Greenberg was born in New York City. He turned down an offer to play with the New York Yankees and instead attended New York University. He became the first Jewish player to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1956.

Hank Greenberg was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Hank Greenberg was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Henry Benjamin Greenberg is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Hank’s Henry Benjamin Greenberg attended James Monroe (Bronx, NY).


Hank Greenberg’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Hank Greenberg’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Hank Greenberg kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Hank Greenberg was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Henry Benjamin Greenberg
NICKNAME: Hammerin’ Hank, Henry Benjamin Greenberg, Hank Greenberg, Hankus Pankus, The Moses of Baseball, Hyman Greenberg
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Hank Greenberg was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Hank Greenberg was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Hank Greenberg had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Hank Greenberg’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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