Tag Archives: Bobbie Rosenfeld

Why Thelma Golden walked out on League pro career

I think I’ve clarified why Thelma Golden, the ‘strike-out queen’ of Toronto softball in the late 1930s and 1940s who was assigned by the All-American Girls Softball League to play for the Rockford Peaches, returned home to Toronto before she played … Continue reading

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Why Freda Savona turned down Wrigley’s pro softball league

One of the names I encountered in researching the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was Freda Savona, who was considered one of the great female softball players in the country – as was her younger sister, Olympia. They played for … Continue reading

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