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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Remembering when Hank Greenberg backed former Cardinal Curt Floods fight for free agency

Remembering when Hank Greenberg backed former Cardinal Curt Flood’s fight for free agency

Frederic J. Frommer, The ForwardPublished July 12, 2022

When a Black outfielder fought for his economic freedom against baseball owners a half-century ago, Hank Greenberg, the Jewish Hall of Famer, was one of a handful of former players who sided with him — even though he had been a baseball executive after...

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