Baseball in Wartime

Baseball's Greatest Sacrifice

Baseball in Wartime Newsletter

The Baseball in Wartime Newsletter was launched in September 2007. Its purpose is to keep subscribers up-to-date with news relating to wartime baseball. It includes book reviews, news on up-coming conventions etc, deaths of former servicemen ballplayers and brand new feature articles.

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Issue 47 (February 2018)
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In this issue: Decorated in Combat
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter 46
Issue 46 (January 2018)
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In this issue: Wounded in Combat
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter 45
Issue 45 (November 2017)
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In this issue: December Losses
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 44
Issue 44 (July 2016)
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In this issue: One Last Pitch Before I Die
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 43
Issue 43 (June 2016)
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In this issue: The Curse of the Middle Atlantic League
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 42
Issue 42 (Spring 2016)
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In this issue: Baseball in the ETO in 1943
 Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 41
Issue 41 (Jan 2016)
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In this issue: Baseball's Living WWII Veterans
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 40 Dec 2105
Issue 40 (Dec 2015)
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In this issue: Players killed at this time of year
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 39
Issue 39 (Sep/Oct 2015)
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In this issue: 1945 ETO World Series
BIW Newsletter No 37
Issue 37 (July 2015)
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In this issue: Negro Leaguers in service
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 38
Issue 38 (August 2015)
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In this issue: Victory Over Japan
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 36
Issue 36 (June 2015)
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In this issue: Baseball and D-Day
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 35
Issue 35 (May 2015)
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In this issue: China-Burma-India Theater 

Baseball in Wartime Newsletter March 2015
Issue 34 (March 2015)
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In this issue: Baseball's WWII Aviators 
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter #33
Issue 33 (February 2015)
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In this issue: Big League Vets Who Passed Away in 2014 
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter #32
Issue 32 (January 2015)
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In this issue: Big Leaguers in the ETO

Issue 31 (December 2014)
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In this issue: 988th MP Fliers

Issue 30 (April 2011)
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In This Issue: Additional 14 Minor League Players Killed in WWII

Issue 29 (Feb/Mar 2010)
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In This Issue: Baseball's Dead of WWII, Padres to Honor Hernandez, Overseas Resting Places

Issue 28 (January 2010)
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In This Issue: WWII Baseball Timeline

Issue 27 (December 2009)
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In This Issue: SS Leopoldville, Frank and Larry Ciaffone

Issue 26 (November 2009)
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In This Issue: Baseball in Wartime Blog, 1942 Service All-Stars, Buddy Lewis

Issue 25 (October 2009)
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In This Issue: Semi-Pro Ballplayers in Service

Issue 24 (September 2009)
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In This Issue: Baseball's Dead of the Korean War

Issue 23 (August 2009)
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In This Issue: Baseball's Dead of World War II, Jack Siens, Pete Viselli

Issue 22 (July 2009)
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In This Issue: Marshall Sneed - Western Desert Hero, San Antonio Service Baseball League July 1945. Lou Brissie - The Corporal Was a Pitcher
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 21
Issue 21 (June 2009)
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In This Issue: Baseball's Contribution to D-Day, San Antonio Service Baseball League June 1945

Issue 20 (May 2009)
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In This Issue: San Antonio Service Baseball League May 1945, Dave Ferriss, Del Wilber

Issue 19 (April 2009)
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In This Issue: San Antonio Service Baseball League April 1945, Morrie Martin

Issue 18 (March 2009)
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In This Issue: Eddie Kearse and Hank Thompson
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 17
Issue 17 (January 2009)
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In This Issue: John Regan airplane wreckage discovery, Babe Ruth, Al Schacht and Johnny Grodzicki
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 16
Issue 16 (December 2008)
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In This Issue: Go Devils: 1946 GI World Champs
Baseball in Wartime No 15
Issue 15 (November 2008)
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In This Issue: Jocko Thompson, Bobby Byrne, Jr., Joe Chiozza, Jerry Juzek (book review) When Baseball Went to War

Issue 14 (October 2008)
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In This Issue: Elmer Gedon, Harry O'Neill, Billy Southworth, Jr., Jack Lummus and Keith Bissonnette
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 13
Issue 13 (September 2008)
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In This Issue: Hall of Famers in WWII

Issue 12 (August 2008)
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In This Issue: Boys of an English Summer
Baseball in Wartime No 11 (July)
Issue 11 (July 2008)
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In This Issue: Bert Shepard, Ballplayers from New Orleans, Negro League WWII Vets drafted by MLB teams
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter 10
Issue 10 (June 2008)
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In This Issue: Remembering D-Day
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 9
Issue 9 (May 2008)
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In This Issue: Minor League Baseball to Celebrate WWII Veterans, Playing Ball in the Marians, Niles "Sonny" Jordan.

 Issue 8 (April 2008)
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In This Issue: Steve Sakas, Minor League Heroes of WWII, Cot Deal
Baseball in Wartime Newsletter No 7 March 2008
Issue 7 (March 2008)
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In This Issue: Dario Lodigiani, When the Boys Came Home to Atchison, Behind the Wire

Issue 6 (February 2008)
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In This Issue: Baseball in Wartime Goes to Cooperstown, The Little World Series, Bedford Ballplayers, Joe Gubernot

Issue 5 (January 2008)
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In This Issue: Living WWII Veterans, Battle of the Bulge, Nick Macone

Issue 4 (December 2007)
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In This Issue: Ray Champagne and the Third Marine Division All-Stars, Harvey Riebe and the Sinking of the SS Leopoldville

Issue 3 (November 2007)
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In This Issue: Baseball in New Orleans

Issue 2 (October 2007) 
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In This Issue: Hal Jeffcoat, Murry Dickson, Ted Williams at War by Bill Nowlin

Issue 1 (September 2007) 
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In This Issue: No Greater Love by Todd Anton, Ernie Raimondi