7th USA Air Force

The Seventh Air Force was stationed at Hickam Field Army Air Force Base in Honolulu, Hawaii. In 1944, New York Yankee legend Joe DiMaggio was transferred to the Hickam Field to serve as sergeant. On June 4th, 1944, Dimaggio and the Seventh Air Force baseball team faced off against the Navy (whose roster included greats like Phil Rizzuto and Pee Wee Reese). The Navy won the game 6-2, in spite of a 453ft home run blast by Sgt. DiMaggio.(source: EFF)

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