Monday, July 30, 2007

A Well-Kept Secret

I'm starting to understand why my Mrs. Shyster clams up every time Sal Fasano's name is mentioned!

For years, Clayton Klein had no idea why uttering the name of Tigers great Hank Greenberg was a no-no around his wife.

"She didn't want to talk about him with me," Klein said. "That was a touchy subject anytime Hank Greenberg's name was mentioned.

But just two years after her death, Klein, 88, unearthed a trove of letters and a diary chronicling Marjorie Nash Klein's relationship with the Baseball Hall of Famer before the Kleins got married in 1941.

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