Pitcher Bert Shepard, 1-legged World War II hero

Posted 5/3/22

Between Aug. 1-5, 1945, the Washington Senators played five consecutive doubleheaders. In a normal season, a scheduling burden of that magnitude wouldn’t have mattered much to the lowly Senators. …

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