A Promise to Hank Greenberg From His Jewish Mother: 61 Gefilte Fish for 60 Home-runs

Vered Guttman presents Mamaliga, the Romanian version of the Italian polenta, which was served in five-time Major League Baseball All-Star and Hall of Famer Hank Greenberg's family.

In 1938, with 58 home runs for the Tigers, Hank Greenberg’s mother made him a promise. “There’s a rumor that if Hank had hit 60 home runs, which would...