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Hank GreenbergTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1930-1947 MLB Years: 1930-1947
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General Manager
Major Award Winner
World Series Champion
Positions1B-1138, OF-239Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHenry Benjamin Greenberg
Height6-3Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 1,1911PlaceNew York,New York
Death DateSeptember 4,1986 [75.246]
High SchoolJames Monroe (Bronx,NY)
MLB DebutSeptember 14,1930 [19.256]
OrganizationsDET [12] PIT [1] Awards2Awards Voting8-739
TBC Player ID12133Retrosheet IDgreeh102MLBAM ID115096
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Player Notes:   The Detroit Tigers retired his #5 on June 12,1983
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed73Power99Contact41XBH97RBIs54Runs72Hitting86Durability70Team.545Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1930Detroit TigersALMLBdet-1911000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1933Detroit TigersALMLBdet71b2211744959135333128762467812000.301.367.468.83521048498.343.167.278.3849.2415.661.702.4137.4235.56
1934Detroit TigersALMLBdet51b231535931182016372613995639329000.339.404.6001.00435696667.369.261.374.4469.4513.941.483.9022.8147.76
1935Detroit TigersALMLBdet51b2415261912120346163617043879104000.328.411.6281.03938998710.339.300.443.45712.2512.821.055.0717.1948.28
1936Detroit TigersALMLBdet51b251246101662116109600000.348.455.6301.08529955.385.282.500.47916.3610.910.671.8246.0056.25
1937Detroit TigersALMLBdet51b261545941372004914401838310210132000.337.436.6681.104397103701.353.331.512.48314.5514.410.995.7114.8551.50
1938Detroit TigersALMLBdet51b2715555614417523458146751199233000.315.438.6831.12138085681.288.368.586.48917.4713.510.778.529.5948.57
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet51b2813850011215642733112839195211008.312.420.6221.04231182604.331.310.502.46015.0715.731.045.4615.1552.56
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet5of2914857312919550841150639375130015.340.433.6701.10338499670.337.330.497.48213.8811.190.816.1213.9850.77
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet5of30196712185121210161200001.269.410.463.87331883.302.194.448.40719.2814.460.752.4133.5044.44
1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet5of34782704784202136031424000009.311.404.544.94814735312.327.233.396.44113.4612.820.954.1720.7741.67
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet51b351425239114529544127518088010017.277.373.604.97731678604.258.327.488.44613.2514.571.107.2811.8953.79
1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit51b361254027110013225740010473400016.249.408.478.88619240510.247.229.488.41220.3914.310.704.9016.0840.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1394519310511628379713311276582685284416350066.313.412.6051.01731427816096.323.292.462.00013.9813.850.995.4315.6947.97
Detroit Tigers Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter126947919801528366693061202582674877112350050.319.412.6161.02829507415586.329.297.460.00013.3913.801.035.4815.6648.49
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1254027110013225740010473400016.249.408.478.88619240510.247.229.488.00020.3914.310.704.9016.0840.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626031221894483814873999824008.313.412.6051.01736591708.323.292.462.00013.9813.850.995.4315.6947.97

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1933Detroit TigersALMLBdet221B117--1133631411112101196.98810.22------117100.076.0
1934Detroit TigersALMLBdet231B153--1454841612415541538.99010.05------153100.099.4
1935Detroit TigersALMLBdet241B152--1437991314215491536.99210.11------152100.0100.7
1936Detroit TigersALMLBdet251B12--1199114129128.99210.67------12100.07.8
1937Detroit TigersALMLBdet261B154--14771021313315921579.99210.25------154100.0100.0
1938Detroit TigersALMLBdet271B155--14841201414616181604.99110.35------155100.0100.6
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet281B136--120575910812891280.9939.41------13898.688.3
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet29OF148--29814151327312.9542.11------148100.096.1
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet30OF19--32-3-3532.9141.68------19100.012.3
1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet34OF72--1293--1321321.0001.83------7892.347.1
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet351B140--1272931511013801365.9899.75------14298.690.9
1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit361B119--9837998510711062.9928.92------12595.277.3
MLB Totals for 1B - 9 season(s)-   1B1138--105647241049731139211288.9919.92------11380.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF239--45917181494476.9641.99------2390.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1933Detroit TigersALMLBdet22--117--------
1934Detroit TigersALMLBdet23--153--------
1935Detroit TigersALMLBdet24--152--------
1936Detroit TigersALMLBdet25--12--------
1937Detroit TigersALMLBdet26--154--------
1938Detroit TigersALMLBdet27--155--------
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet28--136--------
1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet29---------148-
1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet30---------19-
1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet34---------72-
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet35--140--------
1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36--119--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1934Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB23728492117104900000.321.406.571.97716432.444.250.42912.5028.132.253.1328.0044.44
1935Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB2426110012001000000.167.286.667.953417.000.500.66714.290.000.0014.296.00100.00
1940Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB297285102116002500000.357.400.6071.00717430.409.250.3216.6716.672.503.3328.0040.00
1945Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB34723773027006500000.304.448.6961.14416529.313.392.65220.6917.240.836.9011.5071.43
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs238517277252210131900000.318.408.6241.032531498.361.306.47113.2719.391.465.1017.0051.85

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle39General Manager1549262.5976.04Lou Boudreau
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle40General Manager1549361.6045.02Al Lopez
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle41General Manager1549361.6042.02Al Lopez
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle42General Manager1549262.5978.52Al Lopez
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle43General Manager15411143.721--1Al LopezLost World Series (Giants)
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle44General Manager1549361.6043.02Al Lopez
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle45General Manager1548866.5719.02Al Lopez
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle46General Manager1537677.49721.56Kerby Farrell
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha50General Manager1628676.53123.04Al Lopez
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1935American League Most Valuable Player1
1940American League Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1947-09-29Released by Pirates. 
1947-01-18Purchased by Pirates from Tigers. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.