Bill Phipps is a true American hero. He is from Lynn, Massachusetts and was born in 1919. During World War II Phipps served in the U.S. Army as a POW officer in Texas. Before the war, Phipps played professional baseball for the St. Louis Browns. He was their starting pitcher for 2 years, winning 6 games. He played many games against famous American ball players such as , Satchel Paige. Loving baseball as much as he did, Phipps stayed in the industry for about 35 years. Phipps now lives in Arlington, Texas to be closer to his two daughters.
By: Brooke Maser and Jared Mayers