Baseball in Wartime

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Living Major League Veterans of WWII
Here are the names of the living major league players, managers and coaches who served with the armed forces during World War II
Updated February 19, 2019
For more information on these men, take a look at our
January 2016 edition of the Baseball in Wartime Newsletter
First Name Last Name Service
Cloyd V. Boyer Navy
Robert W "Bobby" Brown Navy
Clinton A. Conatser Coast Guard
John M. "Jack" Crimian Army
William L. "Billy" DeMars Navy
Carl D. Erskine Navy
Edward R. Fitz Gerald Army
William H. "Bill" Greason USMC
John T. "Johnny" Groth Navy
Charles B. "Chuck" Harmon Navy
Donald I. Hasenmayer Navy
Christopher F. Haughey Army
Val R. Heim Navy
Lee V. "Lefty" Howard Navy
Ransom J. "Randy" Jackson Navy
Howard K. "Howie" Judson Navy
Richard F. "Dick" Koecher Navy
Richard W. "Dick" Manville Navy
Edward A "Ed" Mickelson USAAF
Lawrence E. "Larry" Miggins Merchant Marine
Robert J. "Bob" Miller Army
William H. "Bill" Mills Army
Robert M. "Bobby" Morgan Army
Aloysius F. "Al" Naples Navy
Irving A. Noren Army
Edward Redys Army
William E. "Eddie" Robinson Navy
Francis F. "Frank" Saucier Navy
Robert C. "Bobby" Shantz Army
Charles A. R. Silvera USAAF
Willard W. "Wayne" Terwilliger USMC
Charles L. "Tim" Thompson Army
Waldon T. "Wally" Westlake Coast Guard
George E. Yankowski Army



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