Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg screens at UMD journalism course

Students in a sports journalism course at University of Maryland enjoyed a screening of Aviva Kempner’s 1999 documentary The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg. Aviva addressed the class after the screening. The course is taught by illustrious former Washington … Continue reading

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The many quirks of baseball players

Imagine watching a baseball game where there are nine baseball gloves in the field of play at all times. They’re just there. If a ball hits one, that’s the fielder’s problem.  And that’s exactly how it used to be, as … Continue reading

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Tigers great Virgil Trucks dies at 95

Known for having thrown two no hitters and a World Series win during his 17 year career, Trucks passed away from pneumonia last Saturday. He remained a part of the of Tigers organization in different roles until his death. Featured … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg screens in Manhattan

Aviva Kempner’s 1999 documentary about Hammerin’ Hank Greenberg screened on Sunday, March 10th at the Men’s Club at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan. The event was held to promote the upcoming re-release of the film on a special edition DVD. Click … Continue reading

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“Summers at Shea: Tom Seaver Loses His Overcoat and Other Mets Stories” – Ira Berkow

Former New York Times columnist Ira Berkow captures the spirit of the New York Mets in this unforgettable collection of opinions, stories, and observations.  From memories of Casey Stengel and Tom Seaver to reflections on Darryl Strawberry and David Wright, this book … Continue reading

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