30 Sep '17, 4am

@PhilHecken @UniWatch Sailors and soldiers recreate World War I baseball game - U.S. - Stripes

NEWPORT, R.I. — Modern-day sailors and soldiers said they were honored to play baseball Friday to recreate the U.S. Army versus Navy games from World War I. The U.S. Naval War College recognized the centennial of America's involvement in the war by planning the game in Newport, Rhode Island. "We're celebrating a game we love and we're celebrating history," said Navy Lt. Cmdr. Justin Dargan, captain of the Navy team. "To be part of something like this is incredible." Organizers said it was a way to teach people more about the war, mark the anniversary, and have a little fun. The game— a first of its kind for the college— was free and open to the public. "It's a baseball game, but we're trying to remind the American public of this rich history that we all have a piece of," said David Kohnen, who oversees the college's John B. Hattendorf Center for Maritime Historical Researc...

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