Red Sox tune up for 1946 World Series

The 1946 Boston Red Sox won the American League pennant easily, but over in the National League, the St. Louis Cardinals and Brooklyn Dodgers needed a playoff to determine who would represent the senior circuit in the World Series. With some extra time on their hands, the Red Sox scheduled a three-game exhibition series against a group of American League stars. While the exhibitions were intended to keep Boston’s players sharp, an injury to their best hitter would cast a shadow over the World Series.

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