Tag Archives: Mary Nesbit

League players in pictures

Photographers of the time did their best to get good shots of the All-American players in action but given that the majority of games were played at night, under lights, it’s not surprising that some of the best shots were … Continue reading

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Kenosha fan gooses attendance with angry rant

An angry anonymous fan of the Kenosha Comets, the Kenosha, Wisconsin team of the All-American Girls Softball League, wrote a letter to the local newspaper in July 1943, after the mid-season title series, strongly criticizing the locals for not showing … Continue reading

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1943 Season – ‘spirited and thrilling competition’

At the end of the first season of play, 1943, a report was written that summarized the accomplishments of the players in the League’s four founding teams — South Bend Blue Sox, Kenosha Comets, Racine Belles and Rockford Peaches. There’s no … Continue reading

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