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July 6, 1942: The Polo Grounds

Photograph By Mark Rucker/Getty Images

Seven months after Pearl Harbor, baseball's best convene in Manhattan, where most of the action happens in the first inning on home runs by Lou Boudreau, right, and Rudy York, with a double in between by Yankees outfielder Tommy Henrich. Yanks ace Spud Chandler gets the win in a 3-1 AL victory.