1942 Great Lakes vs Beloit
Exhibition games between service and professional teams were held throughout World War II. This program and scorecard from the August 16, 1942 Navy Relief and Navy Welfare fund game was played in Beloit, Wisconsin against the city’s athletic club baseball team. The program is printed on high quality paper stock and consists of 28 pages (most of which are advertisements and sponsors) utilizing two-color process on many of the pages.
|GLNTS Blue Jackets||Beloit|
|22||O. V. Mulkey||Coach|
With the cover fully intact and seemingly in excellent condition, this booklet is very desirable. In the past few years, a few copies of this program have surfaced within the market.
Great Lakes defeated the Beloit AC club by a score of 16-1 giving them a 56-12 record to date (the Bluejackets finished the 1943 season with a record of 63-14).
This scorecard was provided, courtesy of the Chuck Ailsworth Collection.