Warren Spahn talks about his experiences in World War II
By Dan Holmes December 3, 2018
When he was 21 years old, after only two starts in the big leagues, Warren Spahn enlisted in the U.S. Army to serve his country in World War II. He spent close to four years in the Army, and he had several harrowing experiences.
In this video, the Hall of Fame pitcher discusses a few incidents from his career as a soldier.
Dan Holmes is an author and baseball historian. He previously worked for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and Major League Baseball. He once defeated George Brett in Texas Hold Em poker and faced Phil Niekro's knuckleball. He has two daughters and he writes regularly about baseball and many other topics.