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    DescriptionThis book studies baseball during World War II, with both a statistical analysis of the game and stories of its players - those who went to war and those who did not. It provides recaps for each season between 1942 and 1945, and season-by-season recaps and highlights for each team. Starting lineups of the war years are compared to the starting lineups of 1941 (the last year of peacetime baseball) to show how dramatically the war changed the game. A list of players who went to war is provided, along with a list of players who replaced them on the roster if they were starters or starting pitchers. Brief statistical sketches of players who went to the war discuss their play before and after and how they were replaced. Other lists include wartime players who lost their starting jobs in 1946; minor league players who died in the war; and Negro League players who were drafted.


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    Title
    For the Good of the Country
    Subtitle
    World War II Baseball in the Major and Minor Leagues
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Finoli
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 360
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 544 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780786413706
    ISBN 10: 0786413700
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.1
    BIC subject category V2: HBWQ
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJH
    BIC E4L: SPO
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100
    BIC subject category V2: WSJT
    BISAC V2.8: SPO003030
    DC22: 796.3570973
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB, 3JJH
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 796.357097309044
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: SFC, NHWR7, NHWL, NHK
    Illustrations note
    photographs, notes, statistics, index
    Publisher
    McFarland & Co Inc
    Imprint name
    McFarland & Co Inc
    Publication date
    30 November 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Jefferson, NC