Sport: Hank Hits a Couple

Back in the Detroit lineup last week, after four years in the Army, big Hank Greenberg needed just four chances at bat to get his eye in. On the fifth try, he powdered a 375-ft. homer into his favorite left-field stand. With that wallop (and a repeat three days later), ex-Captain Greenberg: 1) began earning his $55,000-a-year salary, baseball's highest (for 60 days at least his pay remains at the 1941 rate); 2) made the front-running Tigers odds-on to win the American League pennant; 3) gave a psychological lift to some 500 big-leaguers...

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