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How a one-armed outfielder became an inspiration to wounded WWII veterans

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“I can’t remember when I haven’t had an ambition to be a ballplayer,” Pete Gray told Yank, The Army Weekly in 1945. “Being a big-leaguer is just something I dreamed of.” While a common sentiment among many at the time, for Gray, born Peter Wyshner, the path to Major League Baseball proved to be even […]

How a one-armed outfielder became an inspiration to wounded WWII veterans

how-a-one-armed-outfielder-became-an-inspiration-to-wounded-wwii-veterans

“I can’t remember when I haven’t had an ambition to be a ballplayer,” Pete Gray told Yank, The Army Weekly in 1945. “Being a big-leaguer is just something I dreamed of.” While a common sentiment among many at the time, for Gray, born Peter Wyshner, the path to Major League Baseball proved to be even […]

How a one-armed outfielder became an inspiration to wounded WWII veterans

how-a-one-armed-outfielder-became-an-inspiration-to-wounded-wwii-veterans

“I can’t remember when I haven’t had an ambition to be a ballplayer,” Pete Gray told Yank, The Army Weekly in 1945. “Being a big-leaguer is just something I dreamed of.” While a common sentiment among many at the time, for Gray, born Peter Wyshner, the path to Major League Baseball proved to be even […]