Henry Benjamin Greenberg
Born: January 1, 1911, New York, New York
Died: September 4, 1986, Beverly Hills, California
Detroit Tigers (1930, 1933-1941, 1945-1946), Pittsburgh Pirates (1947)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1956
This Day in Baseball History
On December 11, 1986, the New York Mets acquire outfielder Kevin McReynolds from the San Diego Padres for outfielder Kevin Mitchell and four other players. Mitchell will win the MVP Award in 1989-for the San Francisco Giants.