Sport: Pitcher Chennault

The Fourteenth Air Force and a U.S. fighter squadron team opened the 1943 baseball season in China. Star performer: 52-year-old Pitcher (and Major General) Claire L. Chennault. Dressed in old cap, undershirt and shorts, he held the fighters in submission, hit three singles and a double, racked up three putouts and an assist, won his game, 9-3.

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