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Encyclopedia of Women and Baseball

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  • English

McFarland & Company
Baseball, Dictionaries of biography (Who"s Who), Women"s studies, Sports, Baseball for women, Sports & Recreation, Women"s Studies - General, Women baseball players, Baseball - History, Baseball - General, Bibliographies & Indexes, Encyclopedias, United S
ContributionsLaura Wulf (Foreword), Leslie A. Heaphy (Editor), Mel Anthony May (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8139144M
ISBN 100786421002
ISBN 139780786421008
OCLC/WorldCa65064298

Women have been involved in baseball from the game's early days, in a wide range of capacities. This ambitious encyclopedia provides information on women players, managers, teams, leagues, and issues since the mid - 19th century.

Players are listed by maiden name with married name, when known, in /5. Encyclopedia of Women and Baseball by Leslie A Heaphy () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Encyclopedia of Women and Baseball by Leslie A Heaphy ()/5(6). 1Review Women have been involved in baseball from the game's early days, in a wide range of capacities.

This ambitious encyclopedia provides information on women players 5/5(1). Women have been involved in baseball from the game’s early days, in a wide range Encyclopedia of Women and Baseball book capacities. This ambitious encyclopedia provides information on women players, managers, teams, leagues, and issues since the mid–19th century.

Players are listed by maiden name. Women have been involved in baseball from the game's early days, in a wide range of capacities. This ambitious encyclopedia provides information on women players, managers, teams, leagues, and issues since the mid - 19th century.

Players are listed by maiden name with married name, when known, in parentheses. Information provided includes birth date, death date, team, dates of play, career.

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Players are listed by maiden name with married name, when known, in. The study begins with a brief history of women's softball, noting its importance as a precursor to, and talent pool for, women's professional baseball.

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All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL), American sports organization that, between and its dissolution ingrew from a stopgap wartime entertainment to a professional showcase for women baseball players. During the s women’s amateur softball leagues flourished.

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Players listed are among the most looked for. Bold indicates active player and + indicates a Hall of Famer. By far the most refreshing of the reference works, the Encyclopedia of Women and Baseball provides information on women players (e.g., birth date, death date, dates of play, career statistics, and brief biographical notes), managers, teams, leagues, and issues since the mid–19th century.

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The first women’s professional baseball game was played onand Racine won the first championship. The first season was successful, with league attendance ofThe popularity of the league continued for a few years after the war, with attendance.

Briefly: Boring but important Barbara Gregorich’s book broaches a topic that every baseball fan should at some point familiarize himself or herself with: the history of women in the game.

Nonetheless, Women at Play is a bit dry, so while it covers a good topic, it sometimes has a bit of an “eat your peas” feeling to it. Gregorich orients the book around player-focused chapters that do an /5(7).

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The bibliography is. Baseball Mercury (most issues ) (partial serial archives) Baseball Research Journal (published by the Society for American Baseball Research; ), ed.

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Heaphy, Mel Anthony May - Women at Play by Barbara Gregorich. Dorothy B. "Dottie" Ferguson Key (Febru – May 8, ) was an infielder and outfielder who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball at 5' 6", lb., she batted and threw right handed.

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The history of women playing the game of baseball dates back to at least the s, when Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. fielded a team.

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Some 80 years later, arguably the first formal women’s professional baseball league, the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, first took the field. This book features 50 profiles and illustrated portraits of women athletes from the s to today including trailblazers, Olympians, and record-breakers in more than 40 different sports.

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