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Whitesox029
04-18-2005, 12:40 AM
Does anyone know if he was in the war for a year? His stats say that he didn't play in 1944.

Nellie_Fox
04-18-2005, 12:48 AM
From baseballlibrary.com:

January 3, 1944: White Sox star Luke Appling reports for duty at Camp Lee, VA. Appling was the American League batting leader last season, finishing 2nd in the MVP voting.