Hank Greenberg Contract

Hammerin Hank’s First Contract Up for Sale

From now until Oct. 29, Robert Edward Auctions will feature 2,800 items of memorabilia that are expected to sell for between $8-$10 million, including Hank Greenberg First Professional Baseball Contract (1929) that is expected to sell upwards of $20,000.

In 1954, “Hammerin” Hank Greenberg became the first Jewish player to be elected to National Baseball’s Hall of Fame and is widely regarded as one of the best hitters ever.  He is also considered one of the greatest Detroit Tiger players of all time and finished in the top 10 of the MVP voting six times.

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