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He is still the only person to have won an MVP and been named Executive of the Year
Executive of the Year, I didn't know that was a thing.
Kuttler: Forget Braun, new film reminds us we have Al Rosen to go with Koufax and Greenberg
These folk were Korean War Veterans, as identified by the Baseball and the Armed Forces Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).
BTW other than Williams and Coleman, did any other notable MLers actually see combat in Korea?
#13 Bobby Brown landed at Inchon.
EDIT: battalion surgeon for the 160th Field Artillery Battalion. May not meet the definition you had in mind, but more than a few medics came under fire. He was in the field until 1953.
Bob Kennedy served as a combat fighter pilot with the Marines in both WW2 and Korea.
Rosen's performance in 1953 strikes me as one of most underrated/underreported great season of the 20th century. Ten WAR, missed the triple crown by 1 pt of BA.
His service both times was strictly stateside, as an aviation instructor
My main memories of Kennedy are ... his catcher son Terry ...
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