Hank Greenberg Autographed American League Baseball Beckett Grade 9. Hammerin' Hank Greenberg was a star 1st baseman for the Detroit Tigers in the 1930s and 1940s. The 5-time All-Star was a 2-time AL MVP, 4-time AL RBI leader, 4-time AL home run leader, and won the World Series in 1935 and 1945. His jersey number 5 has been retired by the Tigers, and he was enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1956. Greenberg passed away in 1986 at the age of 75.This Rawlings official American League baseball has been hand signed by Hank Greenberg. The autograph has been graded a 9, and includes a Beckett Letter of Authenticity.