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Dec. 26, 1942

Dec. 26, 1942 With Major League Baseball having declared that its 1943 season would come off as scheduled – even with a good number of its players serving their country in World War II – there was a lingering issue of where and for how long they should conduct spring training. Red Sox manager Joe Cronin briefly interrupted his Christmas festivities to suggest that his club could get ready for the season with an abbreviated schedule of exhibition games. “The pitchers are the only ones who’ll need regular work and they can throw under the grandstands if ...

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