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8th US Air Corps Baseball Championship 1943

8th US Air Corps Championship Series

DateHome TeamAway Team
02.09.1943Mustangs1Dodgers2 (11 in)
03.09.1943Mustangs3Dodgers0
06.09.1943Mustangs3Dodgers1
(Mustangs won series 2-1)
8th US Air Corps Championship Finals 1943 [Reference: 5-8]

Report

The Northern Ireland Baseball League of 1943 was played among US Air Force, Navy & Army Men stationed in Northern Ireland during World War II.

The 8th US Air Force Championship was a three-game series between the Mustangs and Dodgers, with the Dodgers winning the first game 2-1 in the 11th innings, and the Mustangs winning the other two in regulation (9 Innings) – 3-0 and 3-1 – to take the series 2-1 and go on to meet the winners of the Northern Ireland Baseball League (Army) in the 1944 8th US Air Force v Northern Ireland Baseball League Championship Series.

References

Sources / Newspapers

[1] Anon. (1943) “Baseball Match in Belfast” Belfast News-Letter. July 24, 1943. pg. 4

[2] Anon. (1943) “Baseball in Belfast – Charity Match To-Day at Ravenhill”Belfast News-Letter. August 14, 1943. pg. 4

[3] Anon. (1943) “Baseball Match : RAF Benevolent Fund to Benefit”Belfast News-Letter. June 26, 1943. pg. 4

[4] Anon. (1943) “Baseball at Ravenhill”Belfast News-Letter. May 26, 1943. pg. 2

[5] Anon. (1943) “Ulster Baseball Titles”Belfast News-Letter. September 3, 1943. pg. 6

[6] Anon. (1943) “Ulster Baseball Titles”Belfast News-Letter. September 4, 1943. pg. 2

[7] Anon. (1943) “Baseball Final To-Day”Belfast News-Letter. September 6, 1943. pg. 2

[8] Anon. (1943) “Baseball Championship”Belfast News-Letter. September 8, 1943. pg. 2

[9] Anon. (1943) “Ravenhill Baseball – Opening League Games Tomorrow”Belfast News-Letter. May 21, 1943. pg. 6

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Hugh Mulcahy

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