Tag Archives: Thelma Golden

Toronto Nymphs Shaking Out: 1930s photo spread of girl softball players

I couldn’t resist posting this photograph and the commentary that accompanied it, which ran Apr 12, 1930 in the Toronto Daily Star. It appeared well before Wrigley’s initiative to start the All-American Girls Softball League, but it’s a tribute to … Continue reading

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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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Researching Toronto softball stars

If anyone is wondering why I haven’t posted recently except about my Diamond Girls short story, it’s because I have been researching a couple of lost All-American players.

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