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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