John Rosengren is the author of six previous books, including Hammerin' Hank, George Almighty, and the Say Hey Kid: The Year that Changed Baseball Forever, which was a finalist for the 2008 CASEY Award. A freelance journalist, Rosengren's articles have appeared in more than 100 publications, including Cycle Sport, The History Channel Magazine, Maximum Golf, MLB Insiders Club Magazine, Penthouse, Reader's Digest, Runner's World, Sports Illustrated, Tennis and U.S. Catholic. An adjunct faculty member in the University of Minnesota's journalism school, Rosengren lives with his wife and their two children in Minneapolis.
Praise for Hank Greenberg: The Hero of Heroes
"Rosengren pens a textured tale--of Henry Greenberg, the Moses of Baseball; Hankus Spankus, the home run king and Hall of Famer; and Hank himself, steadfast son, teammate, and father."--Larry Tye, New York Times bestselling author of Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend "The best and most important biography ever written about Hank Greenberg....Well written, deeply sensitive, and thoroughly researched."--Glenn Stout, author of Fenway 1912 "Rosengren's copious research offers new insights into the hurdles that Hank Greenberg faced, as well as his tenacity as a player and bravery during World War II that made him the hero of heroes."--Aviva Kempner, director of The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg