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Today in Tribe History: January 6, 1942

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland Indians pitcher Bob Feller reports to Norfolk, Virginia for duty in the United States Navy. Feller, who led the American League in victories in three previous seasons, will miss the 1942, 1943, and 1944 seasons before returning for nine games in 1945. Despite missing the time due to the World War II effort, Feller will lead the league in wins 1946, 1947, and 1951, amassing 266 victories during an 18-year major league career.