On this date in 1935, Hank Greenberg is named the AL MVP.
"When Hank began playing in the minor leagues, a player from the South said 'Hank, people tell me you're Jewish, but I can't believe it.' Hank said, 'Why?' And the player said, 'Because I heard all Jews have horns on their head, like the devil.'" - Ira Berkow, Greenberg biographer
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