Perhaps the high point of Rue's ten-year AL career came on July 13, 1943, at Shibe
Park, Philadelphia when he was one of the umpires who worked the first night All-Star
Game, a contest broadcast via shortwave radio to American servicemen throughout the
|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» September 6, 1945:
Punching umpire Joe Rue earns an indefinite
suspension for the A's C Greek George.