July 09, 1946: All-stars return
Submitted by BTGrimes on Mon, 07/09/2012 - 9:00am
It was fitting that the mid-summer classic was played in Boston on this date in 1946. Seven Red Sox were on the American League squad, and they did not disappoint the home town crowd, especially Williams. He, like many players, was in his first full season back after serving in World War II as a Marine fighter pilot.
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