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1940s all american girls professional baseball league--can't say I haven't experienced this a few times (granted not in a skirt, but it still happens when you wear shorts and pants)

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Dottie Schroeder, catcher, shouting play ball behind mask. Photographed on April 22, 1948. Dorothy “Dottie” Schroeder (1928-1996) was the youngest founding member of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League at the age fifteen. After playing 12 seasons for the AAGPBL, she spent four years touring North America with an 11 woman team. Her fifteen seasons of professional baseball remain a record for a female player.

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Buck O'Neil was the first African American coach in Major League Baseball. Before that he played first base and coached for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro Leagues. He was an incredible man and the best ambassador baseball ever had.

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Annabelle Lee during her time with the Fort Wayne Daisies of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL).  As the photo says, Annabelle was the only player to pitch a perfect game in the 12 year history of the league. Annabelle is the aunt of Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos Pitching legend Bill “Spaceman” Lee. (90 ft of Perfection)

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from BuzzFeed

20 Pictures From The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

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Mary "Binnie" Baker Plays Catcher For All American Girls Baseball League on the South Bend Team

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Andrew "Rube" Foster, perhaps the best African-American pitcher of the first decade of the 1900s. Most notably, he was one of the co-founders of the Negro National League in 1920.

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