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Eleanor Callow, member of 1955 Canadian championship team

My research, using primarily old newspaper reports, continues. I’m interested in  players’ careers before and after the League. Every once in awhile I come across something that I want to share now, like this photo above. Eleanor Callow was an … Continue reading

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Grand Rapids Chicks 1949

This must have been taken in 1949 because that’s the only year that Doris Neal played with the Grand Rapids Chicks. (L to R) Doris Neal, outfielder; Marilyn Olinger, shortstop; Alma Ziegler, pitcher/shortstop; Inez Voyce, firstbase/pitcher.

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Players of the AAGPBL and the National Girls Baseball League

To write Girls of Summer: In Their Own League, I visited a lot of former players in western Canada and in the mid-west, south and west of the U.S. They shared their stories and their scrapbooks with me, but I don’t … Continue reading

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Another AAGPBL photo mystery solved

I posted this photo a few days ago and even sought help on Facebook and Twitter, asking if anyone knew who the third woman was.

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Nose to nose

This is one of my favourite AAGPBL photos. I was told by a former player who was in the picture but can’t remember who named these players for me. If she was correct, then the picture had to have been … Continue reading

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