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The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998)

The story of Baseball Hall-of-Famer Hank Greenberg, the first major Jewish baseball star in the Major Leagues, is told through archival film footage and interviews with fans, former teammates, friends, and family. As a great first baseman with the Detroit Tigers, Greenberg endured antisemitism and became a hero and source of inspiration throughout the Jewish community, not incidentally leading the Tigers to Major League dominance in the 1930s.

The movie The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg, released in 1998, features 28 songs from artists like Artie Shaw and His Orchestra, The Andrews Sisters, Fred Astaire and The Mills Brothers. What is your favorite song from The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg?


Songs from The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

Begin the Beguine
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
The Andrews Sisters
Night and Day
Fred Astaire
The Mills Brothers
Roumania, Roumania
Aaron Lebedeff
Take Me Out To the Ballgame
Henry Sapoznik
Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Mandy Patinkin
Freylekhs Fun Der Khupe
Shnirele Perele
Mayn Tayere Ikh Hob Dikh Lib
Goodbye, Mr. Ball, Goodbye
Groucho Marx , Bing Crosby , and Hank Greenberg
Yellow Rose of Texas
Joseph M. Miskulin (as Joey Miskulin)
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You
Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
Down South Camp Meetin'
Benny Goodman Orchestra
Tish Nign
Klezmer Plus! featuring Sid Beckerman and Howie Leess
It's D'Lovely
The Vincent Lopez Orchestra
B'Rosh Hashonah
Dem Monastrichter Rebin's Khoisdl
Dave Tarras and the Abe Schwartz Orchestra
Sing, Sing, Sing
Benny Goodman Orchestra
Big John's Special
Benny Goodman Orchestra
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen
The Andrews Sisters
Find Me a Primitive Man
Lee Wiley and Bunny Berigan
Benny Goodman Orchestra
Air Mail Special
Benny Goodman Orchestra
Benny Goodman Orchestra
Ridin' High
Frankie Carle and The Mal Hallet Orchestra

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