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Today in World War II History—Sept. 6, 1943

1953 Bowman baseball card of Carl Scheib of the Philadelphia Athletics (public domain via Wikipedia)

1953 Bowman baseball card of Carl Scheib of the Philadelphia Athletics (public domain via Wikipedia)

75 Years Ago—Sept. 6, 1943: New high-speed Congressional Limited train derails at Frankford Junction, Philadelphia, PA, 79 killed.

Carl Scheib, age 16, becomes the youngest pitcher in American League, playing for the Philadelphia A’s.