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Rockville shortstop's league broke up 60 years ago; she has fond memories

With the World Series in full swing, the St. Cloud Times dropped in on a retired shortstop in Rockville who had to hang up the baseball spikes six decades ago. 425 more words


Aggie Zurowski

Agnes (née Zurowski) Holmes

Born: February 21, 1920 (Edenwold, Saskatchewan)
Died: June 25, 2013 (Regina, Saskatchewan)

Aggie Zurowski pitched for a season in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, a circuit made famous by the movie, “A League of Their Own.” 531 more words

1945 photo with Faye Dancer prank

I posted this photo on Facebook and it just occurred to me I should post my question here too.

You’ve probably all seen this photo (the caption is from the original publication). 175 more words


The Things Baseball Players Will Sell Us

I’m in the market for a new car, so I guess I’ve been paying a little more attention to car commercials lately.  I’ve noticed that baseball apparently is still used to sell cars.  172 more words


Play Like a Girl

When I was young, there were three things you never wanted to hear about your baseball talent: 1. “You throw like a girl,” 2.”You hit like a girl,”and 3. 764 more words