Teenager on First, Geezer at Bat, 4-F on Deck: Major League Baseball in 1945

November 28, 2010 by  
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The Second World War was in the bottom of the ninth inning in Germany and Japan, but back at home the bases were loaded with baseball players, many of them new to the big leagues. While the game’s stars traded their stockings and gloves for khaki and rifles, America’s leaders believed baseball would boost morale at home. Teams filled out their rosters with retired stars such as Jimmie Foxx and Babe Herman; with players like Pete Gray and Dick Sipek, whose disabili… More >>

Teenager on First, Geezer at Bat, 4-F on Deck: Major League Baseball in 1945

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