Baseball in Wartime

Blog

Baseball in WW2
Player Biographies
In Memoriam
Those Who Served

Hall of Famers

Major Leaguers

Minor Leaguers

Semi Pro Players

College Players

Amateur Players

Living Veterans

Killed Pre-WWI

Killed in WWI

Killed in WWII

Killed in Korea

Killed in Vietnam

Killed Post-Vietnam

Special Features
Newsletter
Timeline
Service Games
Service Teams

ETO
Harringay Stadium
Canuck
Negro Leaguers
Japanese

POW

Battle of the Bulge

Babe Ruth

Bob Feller

Buddy Lewis

Cecil Travis

Chuck Eisenmann

Elmer Gedeon

Hank Gowdy

Hank Greenberg

Harry O'Neill

Jackie Robinson

Joe DiMaggio

Lou Brissie

Moe Berg

Murry Dickson

Phil Marchildon

Stan Musial

Ted Williams

Warren Spahn

Yogi Berra

Zeke Bonura

Photo Galleries
Book Reviews
Bibliography

Database

heroesofthediamond

Book Store
First Pitch

Sports Betting

Apparel
Donate
Sponsor a Page
Online Betting
Links

Our Vision

Search

About Us

 

 

Bob Feller | Joe DiMaggio | Hank Greenberg | Jackie Robinson | Ted Williams | Pee Wee Reese

 

Baseball in Wartime

Celebrating 13 Years Online!

 

World War II hero Lou Brissie passes away

 

See the names of the living major league veterans who served with the armed forces during WWII (updated November 2013)

 

Baseball in Wartime is proud to be associated with Baseball Almanac

Player Biographies Biographies of former major league, minor league, negro league, semi-pro, amateur and college baseball players who served during WWII. More than 500 biographies to choose from.
In Memoriam Biographies of major league, minor league, negro, semi-pro, amateur and college baseball players who lost their lives while serving with the military.
Those Who Served A listing of all major league players who served with the armed forces during WWII.
Baseball in World War II An overview of baseball during the war years.
Service Games Details of significant games played by armed forces teams in the United States, Europe and the Pacific between 1942 and 1945.
Service Teams Rosters for armed forces teams that played in the United States, Europe and the Pacific during WWII.
Photo Galleries A selection of baseball-related wartime photographs from the United States, Europe, North Africa, the CBI and the Pacific.
Timeline A look at significant events in baseball during World War II.
Book Reviews Reviews of books relating to baseball during the war years.
Baseball in Wartime is dedicated to preserving the memories of all baseball players (major league, negro league, minor league, semi-pro, college, amateur and high school), who served with the military between 1940 and 1946.

World War II was a trying time for the United States and equally so for baseball. More than 4,500 professional players swapped flannels for military uniforms to serve their nation and future Hall of Famers like Bob Feller, Hank Greenberg, Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams lost vital playing time in the prime of their careers. What is far less commonly known is that at least 130 minor league players lost their lives while serving their country.

Some famous baseball players have become poker players. Pitcher Orel Hershiser plays as a pro at Pokerstars. You can click here to learn more about this site and other sites reviewed on pokersites.com. Playing online poker is completely legal in the UK and players there can keep all of the money they win with no tax liability.

Another famous baseball player linked to poker is Eric Baldwin. UK poker players can play online and satellite into live tournaments to play with pros like Eric even if they use a mac computer. The best poker sites for mac users are reviewed at pokersites.co.uk. It is much easier now to find a good site that is Mac compatible.

If you like to gamble, the online pokies at http://pokiesparadise.com.au are a great place to play, or if you prefer to play fruit machines we suggest you visit Fruity Reels.

Discover baseball themed slots at Mummy's Gold Online Casino.

As a UK casino player it is important to find the best online casino to play at – a casino that is licensed, safe and reliable, offers a wide range of games, provides numerous banking options, accepts UK pounds and offers convenient customer support. Visit Casino Shorts for a comprehensive list of UK casinos.

Ultimate Sacrifice Baseball Card Set

www.baseballsgreatestsacrifice.com 

Banned through gambling

 

Casino is also legal in the UK. most of the players there prefer to play mobile casinos.

 

 

America in World War II