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Pete Gray from the Chronology
Sep 16, 1945 - At New York the Browns and Yankees split a pair the Bombers losing the opener 6-2 to Bob Muncrief. Vern Stephens has a 3-run homer and drives in 4 runs. Leadoff hitter Pete Gray is 1-for-4 collecting his safety off reliever Tiny Bonham. It is the last major league hit for the one-armed outfielder as he goes 0-for-3 in the nitecap a 5-4 win for New York. Spud Chandler the winning pitcher drives in 3 runs.
Jul 4, 1945 - The A's snap a 14-game losing streak beating the Browns 3-2 in the lid lifter. They almost win the nitecap but the Browns rally in the 9th to win 6-5. Pete Gray's bases-loaded single drives in the tying and winning runs.
May 20, 1945 - In St. Louis Pete Gray stars as the Browns sweep the Yankees 10-1 and 5-2. Gray has 2 RBI on 3 hits in the opener and in the nightcap he scores the winning run and hauls in 7 ?y balls 3 on spectacular catches.
Apr 17, 1945 - Pete Gray the one-armed OF plays his ML debut game with the St. Louis Browns. He singles once off Les Mueller in four at bats and handles no chances in the outfield. St. Louis beats the Tigers 7-1 for their 9th straight Opening Day win a ML record that the 1975-83 Mets will tie.
Mar 5, 1945 - Bert Shepard a one-legged veteran of the war tries out as a pitcher for the Senators. The symbol of wartime baseball outfielder Pete Gray of the Browns will field and bat with only one arm.
Sep 14, 1944 - At Memphis Pete Gray has a triple double and three singles to lead Memphis to a 7-6 12-inning win over Nashville in the Southern Association playoffs. The one-armed Gray is named the Southern Associations' MVP winner.