Two days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Bob Feller -- then 23 years old and coming off his third straight 20-win season -- left baseball behind and enlisted in the Navy.
- Dennis Eckersley tosses no-hitter
Dennis Eckersley strikes out 12 in a no-hitter against the Angels, posting 21 1/3 straight no-hit innings dating back to his last start
- Indians win 1948 World Series
Gene Bearden gets Tommy Holmes to fly out to seal Game 6 and earn the Indians their second World Series title