IN THE NEWS: Outfielder Alex Burr is killed in France on his 25th birthday, the 3rd major leaguer to die of WWI. MLB players killed in WWI include Alex Burr, Larry Chappell (in eight days), Eddie Grant, Ralph Sharman, and Bun Troy. World War two ML casualties will be Elmer Gedeon, James Trimble and Harry O'Neill. Bob Neighbors will be listed as Missing in Action in Korea to complete the casualty list. There will be no ML players killed in Korea.