Look Back: Browns, Cardinals 1944 World Series
Candidates visit the Browns dugout in Sportsman's Park before Game Three of the 1944 World Series. Seated are, from left, Browns first baseman George McQuinn; U.S. Sen. Harry S Truman of Missouri, the Democratic vice-presidential candidate; Browns second baseman Don Gutteridge; and state Sen. Phil M. Donnelly, D-Lebanon, the Democratic candidate for Missouri governor. Truman and Donnelly won their elections one month later. Truman, who ran with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, would become president six months later, following Roosevelt's death on April 12, 1945.