When Baseball Went to War
When Baseball Went to War

When Baseball Went to War

Edited by Todd Anton, Edited by Bill Nowlin, Foreword by Curt Schilling


256 Pages, 8 x 9

Formats: PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

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ISBN 9781617498220

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Nov 2008)


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Combined with never-before-published photographs and other special features, this account tells the compelling and unforgettable story of ballplayers such as Ted Williams, Dom DiMaggio, Jerry Coleman, Bob Feller, Lou Brissie, and Johnny Pesky who answered their nation's call to serve their country.

Author Biography

Todd Anton is a U.S. history teacher, an author, and a member of the National World War II Museum's board of trustees. He was nominated as Teacher of the Year by the Veterans of Foreign Wars as a result of his and his students' nearly 2,000 interviews with veterans of World War II. Bill Nowlin is the vice president of the Society for American Baseball Research, the founder of Rounder Records, a former political science professor, and the author of more than 20 books about the Red Sox. Curt Schilling is a former pitcher for Major League Baseball. Anton, Nowlin, and Schilling collaborated on an episode of Fox TV's War Stories devoted to World War II and baseball.