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Women play the first night game at Wrigley Field

Did women play the first night game at Wrigley Field? Yes, they did, if you’re talking about the first night game under lights. It was 70 years ago today — July 1, 1943 — when two all-star teams of the … Continue reading

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Softball fans urged to think of Green Bay example

When Kenosha, Wisconsin was chosen in 1943 to host a team in Philip Wrigley’s new professional girls’ softball league, the local newspaper invoked the Green Bay Packers in urging local people to support the Kenosha Comets.  

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