Lou Brissie

Lou Brissie

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This week's program features the story of Lou Brissie, World War II veteran and Major League Baseball pitcher. After gaining the attention of legendary owner Connie Mack in 1941, the promising prospect saw his career put on hold after he joined the Army. Brissie would be severely wounded during combat in Italy, nearly losing his legs. Through perseverance and determination, he made his return to baseball, enjoying a successful Major League career.

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