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Women have been playing baseball since the sport began. From college players to the stars of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, we remember some of baseball's best.
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9/27/1935 - 12/19/2017

Women of Baseball Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Mamie 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 Museum President Bob Kendrick said Johnson died Tuesday. In announcing her death, Kendrick said, "She was truly a pioneer." The State of Columbia reports the Ridgeway, South Carolina, native was rejected at age 17 from trying out for the all-white All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. She was recruited in 1953 by the Indianapolis...
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