Sport: Greenberg Trades Uniforms

Last week, in his 1,049th game with the Detroit Tigers, 30-year-old Hank Greenberg smashed out two home runs, drove in a third run to lick the New York Yankees 7-to-4, then turned in his uniform. Next morning, in an old corset factory in downtown Detroit, Henry Greenberg, baseball's highest-paid player ($55,000 a year), was inducted into the U.S. Army along with 300 other Detroit draftees.

Not since ailing Lou Gehrig bowed out of the New York Yankees two years ago had baseball lost such an outstanding player. In eight years with the Tigers, Greenberg...

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