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CAMP MACKALL NEWS LINE (2a)

CAMP MACKALL TEAM BEATS ROBINS 8-1

   Red Springs June 8 — Lefty Brewer, former Charlotte Hornets and Washington Senator pitcher, held the Flying Robbins of Red Springs to seven hits Sunday as the baseball team of the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment at Camp Mackall defeated the locals 8 to 1,
   The soldiers had been beaten earlier in the season by the Robins. Bledsoe and Watson who shared pitching duties for the Robins gave up 10 hits Five errors by the locals contributed to the victory by the soldier nine.
   The Robins will play the Marine team from Camp Lejeune at Robbins park here Sunday afternoon

[he News and Observer, Raleigh, NC, 09 Jun 1943, Wed, Page 9]

-CAMP MACKALL CHECKS ARMY FINANCE SCHOOL

'Camp Mackall June 20— Forrest Brewer former pitcher for Charlotte in the Piedmont League turned in a three-hit performance and fanned 10 as the 508th Parachute Infantry team defeated the Army Finance School of Wake Forest 7-1 here today.
   Draper pitched the route for the losers and gave up only five hits Five errors and numerous walks however contributed to the scoring The Finance School plays the Pre-Flight Cloudbusters at Wake Forest on Wednesday afternoon Starting time is 5:30
 

Score by innings:     R H E
Finance 000 00 000 1 3 5
508TH 001 202 208 7 5 3

Draper and Stuka, Dawson; Brewer and King

 
[The News and Observer, Raleigh, NC, 21 Jun 1943, Mon, Page 6]

Camp Mackall Winners Receive Trophy

   The 508th Parachute Regiment baseball team receives a trophy for winning the championship of the Intra-Post League The 508th defeated the 135th Quartermaster Company in the playoffs Left to right—Sgt Charles Touzinsky captain of the 135th team Capt Eugene Sites commanding officer of the 135th Lt Alfred H Dodd post athletic officer an d Lt Francis [Bolger], 508th athletic officer who received the cup for the team—Signal Corps photo -

[The News and Observer,k Raleigh, NC, 18 Jul 1943, Sun, Page 10]

 

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