qStars Ted Williams, Hank Greenberg, and Bob Feller served in the military during World War II. But two major leaguers died in action: Harry O'Neill and Elmore Gedeon. Another 125 minor league players also lost their lives during the war. Extensive research and interviews bring their personal lives, baseball careers, and wartime service to lightq--Provided by publisher.Rodney L. Sooter and his brothers Hugh and Wilburn made up one third of the Meridian High School baseball team of Laurel, near Bellingham, Washington, in the early 1940s. Rod was a ... After wearing them out he would throw against an old car seat laid up against a chicken coup in the back yard. ... 2 At the age of 15, and without instruction, he put new bearings in the familya#39;s Model A Ford. Sooter anbsp;...
|Title||:||Baseball's Dead of World War II|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2009-11-30|