Game 10 – Baseball Championship Series – Friday, October 6, 1944

Navy versus Army All Star Game Program. October 6, 1944, Hoolulu Park, Hilo, HI (Chevrons and Diamonds Collection).

With game 10, the Army All Star versus Navy All Stars moved to the big island to Hoolulu park locate in the city of Hilo on the Island of Hawaii. The Navy, by this game, led the series seven games to the Army’s two as the military brass decided upon playing an 11 game series in order to provide for plenty of opportunity for the troops to see the stars play.

This two-sheet, six page scorebook features an illustrated cover, full rosters, season standings, scoresheets, two blank autograph pages and sponsorship advertisements on the back cover. The two sheets are bi-folded and secured with staples in the fold. This piece came to the Chevrons and Diamonds Collection from Al Brancato who featured prominently in the Series.

One added bonus to this scorecard is the listing of the league records and standings of the games played in the Hawaiian league (Chevrons and Diamonds Collection).

The series rosters remained unchanged from the previous games though the order differs. Game 10 ended with a 6-6 tie leaving the series standing with the Navy in the lead with, 7-2-1 with one final game to play on October 15th at Kukuiolono Park.

The blank scoring grids (Chevrons and Diamonds Collection).

Army All-Stars:

NumberNamePositionFormer Association
10James AshworthCEldorado, Arkansas
9Bill LeonardCOakland
8Charley SilveraCKansas City
15Sid GautreauxCBrooklyn Dodgers
1Bill (Bob) DillingerIFToledo, Ohio
22Cornel George KohlmyerIFTyler, Texas
2Dario LodigianiIFChicago White Sox
6Joe GordonIFNew York Yankees
7Ferris FainIFSan Francisco Seals
12Don LangIFKansas City
3Walt JudnichOFSt. Louis Browns
4Joe  DiMaggioOFNew York Yankees
5Mike McCormickOFCincinnati Reds
11Hank EdwardsOFCleveland Indians
16Johnny BeazleyPSt. Louis Cardinals
19Eddie ErauttPHollywood
25Al LienPSan Francisco Seals
27Carl DeRosePAmsterdam
18Eddie FunkPFederalsburg, NY
21Don SchmidtPSemi-Pro
24Bill SchmidtPSacramento
13“Rugger” ArdizoiaPKansas City
23Dick MolbergPSemi-Pro
28Hal HairstonPHomestead Grays
30Lt. Col. Joe ClarkeCoachSemi-Pro
29Staff Sgt. John ShumbresCoachSemi-Pro
20Lt. J. T. WinsettManagerBrooklyn Dodgers
 Vincent GenegrassoTrainerSemi-Pro

Navy All-Stars:

NumberNamePositionFormer Association
32Johnny MizeIFSt. Louis Cardinals
29Eddie ShokesIFSyracuse
2Phil RizzutoIFNew York Yankees
17Al BrancatoIFPhiladelphia Athletics
21Sol ReccaIFNorfolk Tars
5John LucadelloIFSt. Louis Browns
34Pee Wee ReeseIFBrooklyn Dodgers
4Tom BishopIFSemi-Pro
20Johnny JeandronIFEastern League
11Dom DiMaggioOFBoston Red Sox
13Moe MozzalliOFLouisville
3Barney McCoskyOFDetroit Tigers
28Joe GraceOFSt. Louis Browns
9Johnny BerryOFUniversity of Oregon
16Jim CarlinOFPhiladelphia Phillies
31Gordon EvansOFCharleston
18Marv FeldermanCChicago Cubs
1Vince SmithCPittsburgh Pirates
14Ken SearsCNew York Yankees
10Norman AtkinsonCSemi-Pro
15George DickeyCChicago White Sox
26Arne AndersonPWashington Senators
23Rankin JohnsonPPhiladelphia Athletics
24Bob HarrisPPhiladelphia Athletics
26“School Boy” RowePDetroit Tigers
25Walt MastersonPWashington Senators
30Vern OlsenPChicago Cubs
19Oscar SessionsPNavy
 Hank FeimesterPBoston Red Sox
29Jack HalletPPittsburgh Pirates
27Johnny Vander MeerPCincinnati Reds
12Jim AdairPSemi-Pro
27Hugh CaseyPBrooklyn Dodgers
22Virgil TrucksPDetroit Tigers
31Tom FerrickPCleveland Indians
28Bill DickeyManagerNew York Yankees
30Wes SchulmerichAsst. MgrBoston Red Sox
6David LieboldBat boy 
The last two inside pages are blank and were placed for the fans to obtain autographs . The back cover shows the local advertisers from the Big Island (Chevrons and Diamonds Collection).

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