- By Brock Vergakis The Virginian-Pilot
In 1943, the best baseball on Earth was being played at Naval Station Norfolk – because most of the day's star players had enlisted for WWII. …
- By AZ2 Justin Williams Naval Station Norfolk Public Affairs
- By JENNIFER McDERMOTT Associated Press
Modern-day sailors and soldiers said they were honored to play baseball Friday to recreate the U.S. Army versus Navy games from World War I.
In 1943, Naval Station Norfolk became a hub for some of the best major league baseball players of the day. And McClure Field, a tiny stadium i…
During WWII, the best baseball on Earth was being played at Naval Station Norfolk, because almost all of the day's star players had enlisted. …
- By Jenna Cotherman Morale, Welfare and Recreation
Grab some peanuts, popcorn and Cracker Jack and head out to McClure Field for the Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Navy World Series Throwback Softball Game on June 30 as Naval Station Norfolk’s year-long centennial celebration continues. Pre-game activities kick off at noon, followed by a home run derby at 1:40 p.m. and first pitch at 2 p.m.