A Conversation with Detroit Star Ian Kinsler by Dan Epstein & Jewishbaseballmuseum. com

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Detroit Tiger’s second baseman Ian Kinsler talks to writer Dan Epstein about growing up in Tucson, AZ and the legacy of Hank Greenberg.

“You’re the best Jewish player that the Tigers have had since Hank Greenberg — and at this point, you’re probably the best Jewish second baseman in major league history. What does that mean to you?

Man, that’s a tough question. Because you look at guys like Hank Greenberg, guys who dealt with a ton of adversity in their career because of the religion they were, and it’s tough to compare myself to people like that.”

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