"MY DAD'S LIFE WAS THE COLLISION OF HIS PASSION FOR BASEBALL AND BEING A JEW IN AMERICA": HANK GREENBERG'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY, INSCRIBED BY HIS SON
GREENBERG, Hank. Hank Greenberg. The Story of My Life. Chicago: Triumph, (2001). Octavo, original gold and navy paper boards, original dust jacket. $125.
Second edition, issued posthumously, a memorable association copy with a moving inscription by his son: "To Louis Kaitz—I hope you enjoy this book. My dad's life was the collision of his passion for baseball and being a Jew in America in the 1930's and '40s. With best wishes—Steve Greenberg June 2007."
"The Story of My Life is an amazing portrait of a good and honorable man, both on and off the playing field… An absolute 'must' for Greenberg's fans, and an excellent addition to sports biography shelves everywhere" (Midwest Book Review). This copy is inscribed by Hank Greenberg's son, Steve, the Deputy Commissioner of Major League Baseball; co-founder of both Classic Sports Network (now known as ESPN Classic) and CSTV: College Sports Television (now known as CBS Sports Network); and managing director of the sports and media investment banking firm Allen & Company. Steve Greenberg has inscribed this copy to Louis Kaitz, chair of the board of National Lumber, who, along with his wife, Charlotte, was a leading philanthropist for Jewish causes and institutions.