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All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

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Works: 147 works in 222 publications in 1 language and 13,292 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Sports films  Biography  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  Sources  Archives 
Classifications: GV875.A56, 796.357640973
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The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League record book : comprehensive hitting, fielding, and pitching statistics by W. C Madden( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For a dozen years during the 1940s and 1950s more than 600 women played professional baseball in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Some of these women compiled some eye-popping statistics unequaled by their male counterparts: Sophie Kurys swiped 200 bases in one season; Joanne Winter hurled 63 consecutive scoreless innings; pitcher Jean Faut sported a .910 winning percentageone season. Few know that Joanne Weaver was the last professional baseball player to hit .400 in a season: .429 in 1954. This reference book contains the hitting, fielding and pitching records of all wome
A team of their own : the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here at last is the real story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League as told by the players themselves. The League's teams played in cities across the Midwest between 1943 and 1954, and drew players from across the country and beyond. Follow the players as they learn to play ball, try out, train and play for the League, go their separate ways, and come back together many years later. Based on oral history interviews with dozens of former players, A Team of Their Own takes you inside the world of a remarkable group of women who were pioneers in American sports"--Container
Peaches & wheelchairs : the Dorothy Kamenshek story by Ava P Goodson( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Story of Dorothy (Dottie) Kamenshek, who played for the Rockford Peaches All-American Girls Professional Baseball team, and also became a physical therapist upon her retirement from baseball
Oral history interview with Ruth (Ries) Zillmer by Ruth Ries Zillmer( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ruth Ries Zillmer was interviewed by Charles Lee on January 18, 2004, for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League oral history collection. Ruth was raised on a farm in Wisconsin, one of seven girls. She had an unknown number of brothers who were older . At age six she began to play baseball with her brothers . All the girls learned to play the game and joined in with the boys regularly. Ruth was a right-handed pitcher for the Rockford Peaches in 1952, and this was the only team she ever played for in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Ruth went by the nickname "Boots". She went on to coach softball and baseball teams for many years, in Walworth, Wis., her place of residence until her death in 2010
Norma "Trolley" Metrolis Papers : by Norma Metrolis( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection consist of a letter written by league officials that accompanied a South Bend Blue Sox contract, periodicals, team schedules and a Muskegon Lassies business card. Team and player photographs are located in the photo archives. Various baseballs and a uniform patch are located in the museum archives
Harold T. Dailey collection of All-American Girls Professional Baseball League records by Harold T Dailey( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection consists of one reel of microfilm with copies of the league records collected by Harold T. Dailey, president of the league's South Bend Blue Sox franchise from 1948 to 1950. Materials include rules, team rosters, player biographies, player applications, comprehensive registers of players, player statistics, team schedules, game line scores, season summaries, finances, budgets, salaries, attendance, and organizational minutes. There are also images of baseball cards, clippings, photographs, a manual, and a scrapbook
 
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The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League record book : comprehensive hitting, fielding, and pitching statistics
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