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Mamie "Peanut" Johnson

Mamie Johnson (Katherine Frey / The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Mamie Johnson (Katherine Frey / The Washington Post via Getty Images)

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February 03, 2018 "My prayers are with the family of this great lady for breaking the chains on professional baseball for females, I know some of her family in Charlotte, NC" - Fay Jones (Charlotte, NC)
February 03, 2018 "Your life will be remembered forever." - A Fay Jones (Charlotte, NC)
December 31, 2017 "My condolences goes out to family and all who new of Mamie Johnson. Knowing she was a part of history. My thought goes to (Eccl.7:1 ),Where it speaks about making a good name for yourself. That's truly is heart warming. May the God of all comfort be with you at this time. RW Oh." - R W (OH)
December 31, 2017 "My condolences to the family of Mamie Peanut Johnson. Mamie was so kind and sweet. Her legacy is hermetically sealed into history of Negro League Baseball.

I have indelibly reposed memories of talking to Mamie and being touched by her kindness. You live forever in our hearts and minds." - Fred Woods (Alexandria, VA)
December 28, 2017 "I'm truly sorry for the loss your family is experiencing at this moment. Just know that the God of comfort can bind up your broken heart! ISAIAH 61:1,2."
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Obituary for Mamie "Peanut" Johnson
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Mamie "Peanut" Johnson, one of three women to play baseball in the Negro Leagues, has died at 82. Negro Leagues Baseball...
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