The year of Jackie Robinson and also the year of the first televised World Series -- this was 1947. Robinson debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers and earned Rookie of the Year for his performance. Learn more about the 1947 baseball season.
The 1944 baseball season was the nadir of wartime baseball but the National League still managed to shine. The American League, however, had to limp along with a player shortage. Learn more about the 1944 baseball season.
The approaching end of World War II meant the return of some of baseball's biggest stars to the baseball diamond. Among the returning stars were Bob Feller, Charlie Keller, and Hank Greenberg. Read more about the 1945 baseball season.
The Streak: One of baseball's longest-standing records was set in 1941 by Joe DiMaggio's hitting safely in 56 consecutive games. Despite the Streak, DiMaggio's season totals were surpassed by Ted Williams. Read more about this unforgettable baseball season.
Night games became more and more popular to adjust to the wartime needs of America's workers. While the 1943 baseball season was affected by World War II, history was being made in the sport. Read this article for the 1943 baseball season highlights.