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Roger Dobbins


Date and Place of Birth: 1919 Marinette, WI
Date and Place of Death:    January 1943 Pacific
Baseball Experience: Semi-Pro
Position: Pitcher
Rank: Private
Military Unit: US Army
Area Served: Pacific Theater of Operations

Roger W. Dobbins was born in Marinette, Wisconsin in 1919. He was a well-known semi-professional player in the local area and struck out nine consecutive batters on 28 pitches for the Marinnete team in 1939.

Private Dobbins served with the Army in the Pacific and was killed in action on January 21, 1943. The Roger Dobbins Twin City AMVETS Post 6 was named in his honor after the war.

Date Added June 4, 2012

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