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By Jim Leeke,Gary Mitchem,Mark Durr

This quantity offers rigorously chosen, and annotated, articles approximately major-leaguers serving at domestic and out of the country within the U.S. military in the course of global struggle I. a few endured to play ball within the army. Others fought the Germans within the trenches, within the air and at sea. numerous misplaced their lives in wrestle or to ailment. a couple of grew to become heroes. From destiny corridor of Famers to journeymen and unknowns, every one did his duty.

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