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

By: Gilbert, Bill

Price: $20.00

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

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004906

ISBN: 0517585227

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


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,... View more info