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All American Girls Professional Baseball League player Marg Callaghan sliding into home plate as umpire Norris Ward watches: Opa-locka, Florida I played high school games on this field.

Dorothy Kamenshek, ‘League of Their Own’ Figure, Dies at 84

Dorothy Kamenshek, ‘League of Their Own’ Figure, Dies at 84

Baseball player Dorothy Kamenshek played for the Rockford Illinois Peaches between 1943 and Team name sound familiar? The adventures of Kamenshek and her teammates inspired the film A League of Their Own! (via Britannica)

Oh awesome. I didn't know that scene in A League of Their Own was inspired by a real photograph. Cool!

Obit of the Day: “The Flint Flash” Sophie Kurys stole. During her nine seasons in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, she swiped 1114 bases*. (The record for Major League.

May her memory be eternal - Lavonne "Pepper" Paire-Davis, seen here in a file photo taken June 11, 2010, at Yankee Stadium in New York, watches the Houston Astros warm up before playing the New York Yankees. Davis, a star of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League in the 1940s and an inspiration for the movie “A League of Their Own,” has died in Southern California. She was 88. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

Women's baseball star, movie inspirer Davis dies

'League of Our Own' inspiration, Lavonne "Pepper" Paire-Davis, dies at 88 (Photo: Bill Kostroun / AP file)

Best Umpiring Calls of ALL TIME. hahaha, I love this!

Funny baseball Umpire breaks it down with some dance moves for a strike 3 call in a little league game.

Tough Chics

"There's no crying in baseball!" World War II women's baseball league taught the lesson to reach for your goals.

1943 Rockford Peaches Back, L-R: Clara Cook, Dorothy "Kammie" Kamenshek, Gladys "Terry" Davis, Eileen Burmeister, Josephine Skokan, Ethel McCreary, Rella Swamp, Lillian Jackson, Betty Fritz, Marie Timm (Chaperone).   Front, L-R: Eddie Stumpf (Manager), Millie Warwick, Pauline Oravets, Dorothy Sawyer, Helen Nelson, Lorraine Wuethrich, Marjorie Peters, Olive Little. (Berith Melin & Betty Moczynski absent from photo.)

1943 Rockford Peaches Back, L-R: Clara Cook, Dorothy "Kammie" Kamenshek, Gladys…

'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983

'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983

'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in FLORENCE LEONA THOMPSON Migrant Mother – A Legend of the Strength of American Motherhood.

Found this in the vault. Joe DiMaggio and Lou Gehrig doing some spring training workout warm ups. Love.

April 1939 - New York Yankees Lou Gehrig leaps over a bat held by Joe DiMaggio during spring training. Lou Gehrig played his last game on this day with the Yankees. He had previously played in consecutive games. (Sporting News Archives)

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