Mickey Cochrane Joins 1942

At Great Lakes, Illinois, after reporting for duty, Mickey Cochrane (right), former manager of the Detroit Tigers and now a lieutenant in the Naval Reserve, looks over a uniform shirt for the Great Lakes Training Station ball team with Benny McCoy, formerly of the Athletics, and Lieutenant Commander J. E. Cook (left), station athletic officer.

Newly inducted and commissioned (into the Naval Reserve) Lieutenant Mickey Cochrane receives his Great Lakes Naval Training Center Bluejackets jersey along with the helm of the team that he would soon build.

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