They Also Served (Baseball And The Home Front, 1941-1945)

By: Gilbert, Bill

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004906: Stated First Edition, Printing Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A heartwarming story of who we were, on the diamond and in the stands, in that time of national trauma and national exhilaration when baseball helped unite the whole country. From a cast of hundreds, here is a sampling of those special wartime players who served the nation in their unique way during World War II: A one-legged pitcher who was also a war hero, Bert Shepard * A one-armed outfielder, Pete Gray * An outfielder, deaf in one ear, Bingo Binks * A 17-year-old third baseman, Eddie Yost * A 15-year-old pitcher, still the youngest ever to play in the majors, Joe Nuxhall * A pitcher with a heart condition, Hal Newhouser * and many, many more. ": 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 276 pages

Title: They Also Served (Baseball And The Home Front, 1941-1945)

Author Name: Gilbert, Bill

Categories: General, Sports, Military,

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 1992

ISBN Number: 0517585227

ISBN Number 13: 9780517585221

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket

Store ID: 004906

Keywords: Baseball History American Sports Games Warfare