America’s Pastime

Bottom of the ninth! Bases loaded! A swing and a miss! A no-hitter! Grand slam! Extra innings! Cracker Jack! Seventh inning stretch! High and tight! Three strikes……you’re OUT!

From March to October every summer, America booms with the sounds of Baseball Season. Although it’s tricky finding the proper equipment around here, these 8th Air Force servicemen had their bases covered at Shipdham airfield!

Servicemen stationed at Shipham take some down time to play ball (mighty8thaf.preller.us)

Whether you’re a curious novice or a Hall-of-Famer expat, the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library invites you to have a look at our American baseball book collection. We have a range of volumes on the sport’s history, its beloved heroes, basic rules, legendary ballparks, special leagues, and even uniforms.

Step up to the plate and read one today!

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