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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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Injuries mount as brawls continue in 1944 AAGPBL

In my last post, I wrote that in the first year of the League, the traditional arguing between umpires and the managers and players sometimes boiled over to the point where fists flew and fans charged the field. It got worse. … Continue reading

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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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