Posts Tagged ‘Hank Greenberg’

Silhouette of female tennis player standing with arms raised, celebrating victory against the sky

Hank Greenberg Invitational Now Includes Tennis

By Steve Stein One of the area’s most iconic and popular annual fundraisers has a new name. It’s now the Hank Greenberg Memorial Golf and Tennis Invitational. The 29th annual edition will be Monday, June 3, at Franklin Hills Country Club in Farmington Hills. Tennis has been added to the day’s activities. Actually, re-added. It’s…

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1985 Detroit jewish News article on the Inaugural Induction dinner of the Michigan Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

Looking Back at the Michigan Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

From the DJN Foundation Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History I read that one of my favorite sports announcers, Ken Daniels, was inducted Oct. 23 into the Michigan Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. This is good news. Since 1997, Daniels, along with Mickey Redmond, has been the television play-by-play voice of my beloved Detroit…

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Big Al's actual World Series ticket

Reliving the Tigers’ ’68 World Series Win

I’m trying to wrap my brain around the fact that it’s been a half-century since the Detroit Tigers won the 1968 World Series. I repeat … a haaaaalf-cennnnnntury. I’ll get a chance to come to terms with that reality on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. at Congregation B’nai Moshe in West Bloomfield, when I’ll…

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Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez

Family Matters

Hank Greenberg’s Grandson Coming To The Hank Greenberg Invitational There will be a special guest Monday at the 28th annual Hank Greenberg Memorial Golf Invitational at Franklin Hills Country Club in Farmington Hills. William Gahagan, grandson of the former Detroit Tigers great, will be at the invitational with his wife during his first trip to…

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Time Travel

This week’s edition of the Jewish News publishes on the same day (May 3) that a sold-out audience will gather at JN75 for the paper’s 75th Diamond Anniversary Legacy Gala, the most prestigious event at the synagogue since my wedding 34 years ago. The evening features the Klezmatics, the only klezmer band to win a…

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