After an initial army stint of half a year, Greenberg was honorably discharged on Dec. 5, 1941, two days before Japans attack on Pearl Harbor.Greenberg voluntarily re-enlisted in the Army Air Corps immediately after the attack and did not return to Major League Baseball (MLB) until the summer of 1945. Baseballs highest-paid player before the war, Greenberg was the first Major Leaguer to enlist, becoming the face of an era that with conscription depleting baseball of much of its top-tier talent forever changed the MLB and the entire American professional sports landscape. Normal letter folds, toning in upper left of letter from telegram resting against letter at one point. LOOK AT MY OTHER AUCTIONS!!
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