Richard T. Hise Articles

How They Served and What it Cost Them: Baseball Stars and World War II

2:00 PM, Apr 04, 2011

In recent months, THE WEEKLY STANDARD discussed the military service of Hank Greenberg and Bob Feller during World War II. The latter piece addressed an important issue germane to Feller and other major league players who lost playing time during that conflict: “He might have put up even better numbers, were it not for the war. But then, the same might be said of all of that era’s great stars.”

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