The International Girls Baseball League
This article was published in the Fall 2016 Baseball Research Journal.
During the winter of 1952-1953, the International Girls Baseball League, based in Florida, gave select members of both the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and the National Girls Baseball League additional chances to play baseball. The history of the short-lived league is explored here. Probably almost everyone has heard of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) thanks to the movie A League of Their Own. Of course, the film did not deal with other professional leagues or an international girls’ baseball league. The idea for an international . . .
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