On January 3, 1944 — 1944 – Chicago White Sox shortstop Luke Appling reports for duty at Camp Lee, VA. Appling was the American League batting leader last season, finishing second in the Most Valuable Player Award voting.

 


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Baseball Reference January 3

SABR Games Project

National Pastime January 3

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