The BIG Game

The latest new project is a children’s book on the World War II European Theater World Series.

It was between the best Army team in Germany, 71st Red Circlers and the best Army team in France, OSIE All Stars.

The Red Circlers were heavily favored to win since General George Patton had stacked the team with all the pro-ball players he could find.

The All Stars were a rag tag team made up of minor league players coached and managed by their one pro-ball player, Sam Nahem who had pitched for the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies. But the All Stars had two secret weapons; Leon Day and Willard Brown both great players from the Negro League.

No one expected them to win…

 

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