Interview: Irwin Cohen on Hank Greenberg’s Number Retirement

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Irwin Cohen reflects on his history as a baseball writer and photographer and his memories of the number retirement ceremony for Hank Greenberg and Charlie Gehringer in 1983.

Cohen worked at Tiger Stadium as a writer and photographer and was employed in the front office. Cohen is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research and has written several books, including Jewish Detroit and Tiger Stadium.

This interview is featured as part of the Hank Greenberg 110th Birthday Symposium.

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