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AS THE AMERICAN MILITARY SHIPPED OUT to destinations around the globe, bats and balls traveled with them. After the engineers built a loading dock or landing strip, they often built a ball diamond. Training camps had baseball teams. Aircraft carriers had teams. Infantry battalions had teams. Whether in the South Pacific, Europe, or Africa, baseball provided soldiers and sailors with recreation, exercise, and a touch of home.

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  Baseball Enlists
War Threatens Baseball
Changing Uniforms
War Dominates Baseball
Baseballs Like Concrete
A New Ball Game
Uncle Sam's Teams
Baseballs in Backpacks
The Uncertainty of Peace
"If We Can Stop Bullets ..."
Rosie the Outfielder
One Man's War



Baseball Enlists
War Threatens Baseball | Changing Uniforms
War Dominates Baseball | Baseballs Like Concrete
A New Ball Game | Uncle Sam's Teams
Baseball in Backpacks | The Uncertainty of Peace
"If We Can Stop Bullets ..." | Rosie the Outfielder
One Man's War
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