Markusen: Baseball history filled with women’s history

From SABR member Bruce Markusen at on March 15, 2015:

It never stops. Baseball history is constantly being re-written, both at the professional and amateur levels.

A perfect example of the fluid nature of the game’s history can be found in the subject of girls and women in baseball. Late last summer, the Hall’s Education Department needed to revise its videoconference module, “Dirt on Their Skirts: Women in Baseball,” to reflect the latest developments in the sport. That module now features a short chapter on the accomplishments of a young African-American girl named Mo’ne Davis.

As the Museum celebrates Women’s History Month in March, we take a look at some trailblazers who left their mark in Cooperstown.

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Originally published: March 17, 2015. Last Updated: March 17, 2015.