Baseball in Wartime

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Major League Players in US Marine Corps
First Name Last Name Service Theater Division Locations
Robert G "Bob" Addis US Marine Corps PACIFIC 3rd Marine Division Guam 1945
James C "Jim" Atkins US Marine Corps PACIFIC
Hawaii
Martin G "Chick" Autry US Marine Corps


Daniel R "Dan" Bankhead US Marine Corps USA
Montford Point-MCB Camp Lejeune (NC) 1943-1944
Henry A "Hank" Bauer US Marine Corps PACIFIC
Okinawa
Joseph H "Joe" Jr Berry US Marine Corps PACIFIC

James N "Jim" Bivin US Marine Corps PACIFIC 2nd Marine Division Guam 1944
George T Bradshaw US Marine Corps


Mace S Brown US Navy/US Marine Corps PACIFIC
NAS Honolulu March 1945, USMC Island Command (Guam) 1945
Michael J "Mike" Cantwell US Marine Corps


John B Carden US Marine Corps USA
MB Quantico (VA) 1944-1946
Frank W Carswell US Marine Corps USA
Camp Lejeune 1945
Gerald F "Jerry" Coleman US Navy/US Marine Corps PACIFIC VMSB-341 Philippines 1945, MCAS Cherry Point (NC) 1945
Richard "Dick" Conger US Marine Corps


William W "Bill" Connelly US Marine Corps PACIFIC 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Division Guam
Frederick C "Tony" Daniels US Marine Corps


Alvin R "Al" Dark US Marine Corps PACIFIC

James B "Jim" Davis US Marine Corps


Eugene A "Gene" Desautels US Marine Corps USA
MCRD Parris Island (SC) 1944-1945
Calvin L "Cal" Dorsett US Marine Corps PACIFIC 2nd Marine Division MCB San Diego (CA) 1942, Mare Island (CA) 1943, Guam 1944-1945
Grant L Dunlap US Marine Corps


Elmer C "Red" Durrett US Marine Corps PACIFIC
Guadalcanal
Aubrey L "Yo-Yo" Epps US Marine Corps PACIFIC 23rd Regiment 1943, 4th Marine Division 1944 MCRD Parris Island (SC) 1942, MCB Camp Lejeune (NC) 1943, Saipan 1944-1945, Hawaii 1945
Harold F "Hal" Epps US Marine Corps PACIFIC
Fleet Marines (HI) 1945
Calvin C "Cal" Ermer US Marine Corps USA
MCRD Parris Island (SC)1943, MB Quantico (VA) 1944-1946
Stephen C "Steve" Filipowicz US Marine Corps


John F "Red" Flaherty US Marine Corps


Fred F Frink US Marine Corps


Ernest W "Ernie" Groth US Marine Corps PACIFIC Company B, 175th Amphibious Battalion Saipan
Warren L Hacker US Marine Corps PACIFIC

Morris M "Buddy" Hancken US Marine Corps


William B "Bill" Harman US Marine Corps


Gilbert R "Gil" Hodges (Hodge) US Marine Corps PACIFIC 16th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Pearl Harbor 1944, Kauia 1944, Tinian 1945, Okinawa 1945
James R "Jim" Hughes US Marine Corps PACIFIC First Marine Division
Anthony R "Tony" Jacobs US Marine Corps PACIFIC
Bouganville
Ernest T "Ernie" Johnson US Marine Corps PACIFIC
Okinawa
Vernal L "Nippy" Jones US Marine Corps PACIFIC
Fleet Marines (HI) 1945
Robert D "Bob" Kennedy US Marine Corps PACIFIC
North Carolina Pre-Flight 1943, Pensacola NAS (FL) 1943, Jacksonville NAS 1945, Fleet Marines (HI) 1945
Michael T "Mike" Kosman US Marine Corps


Stanley A "Stan" Landes US Marine Corps


Rollin J "Joe" Lutz US Marine Corps


Theodore "Ted" Lyons US Marine Corps PACIFIC
Camp Pendleton (CA) 1943, Chicago Navy Pier, Hawaii 1945
John W "Duster" Mails US Marine Corps


Forrest H "Woody" Main US Marine Corps


Willard W Marshall US Marine Corps PACIFIC Headquarters Marine Corps 1943-1944 Hawaii 1945
John L "Jack" Mayo US Marine Corps


John W "Windy" McCall US Marine Corps


Sabath A "Sam" Mele US Marine Corps USA
Yale University (V-12) 1943
Lloyd A Merriman US Marine Corps USA
Norman NAS 1944, Kinston MCAS 1945
D C "Dee" Moore US Marine Corps PACIFIC
MCB San Diego 1944, Hawaii 1945
Joseph A "Joe" Muir US Marine Corps


Ernest A "Ernie" Nevers US Marine Corps PACIFIC
Navy Pier, Chicago 1943, Quantico, VA
Harry M O'Neill US Marine Corps PACIFIC
Pendleton Field (CA)Jan 1944, Iwo Jima 1945
Theodore J "Ted" Pawelek US Marine Corps USA
MCB San Diego (CA) 1942, El Centro (CA) 1945
Isssac O "Ike" Pearson US Marine Corps USA
MB Quantico (VA) 1943
Cletus E "Boots" Poffenberger US Marine Corps PACIFIC
MCRD Parris Island (SC) 1943-1944, Hawaii 1945
John S "Jack" Pramesa US Marine Corps USA
MB Quantico (VA) 1944
Wellington H "Wimpy" Quinn US Marine Corps PACIFIC
MCB San Diego (CA) 1944, Hawaii 1945
William B "Bill" Renna US Marine Corps USA
Santa Clara, Redlands V-12 1943
John L Rice US Marine Corps


Woodrow E "Woody" Rich US Marine Corps


Edward W "Ed" Samcoff US Marine Corps


Neill R Sheridan US Marine Corps


John E Simmons US Marine Corps PACIFIC
Yale University (V-12) 1943
George W Staller US Marine Corps PACIFIC
MCRD Parris Island (SC) 1944, Hawaii 1945
Richard L Teed US Marine Corps


Joseph J "Joe" Tepsic US Marine Corps PACIFIC
Guadalcanal
Willard W "Wayne" Terwilliger US Marine Corps PACIFIC
Saipan
Theodore S "Ted" Williams US Navy/US Marine Corps PACIFIC
Amherst (MA) 1942, Chapel Hill (NC) 1942-Sept 1943, Bunker Hill NAS (IN) Sept-Dec 1943, Pensacola (FL) 1943, Jacksonville (FL) 1944, Hawaii 1945
Raymond A A "Ray" Yochim US Marine Corps PACIFIC Headquarters Company MCB San Diego (CA) 1943 and 1944, Hawaii 1945

 

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