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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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January 17, 2019 "I am extremely inspired by Mamie's accomplishments and send my deepest condolences. She is an inspiration to so many young people like me who want to achieve something whether it be swimming a lap or scoring a goal, and she has told us to strive and work for that goal no matter what obstacle may lay in the way. Thank you Mamie Johnson for inspiring me to achieve anything. You've got one strong right arm but you have an even stronger heart" - vincent scodellaro (fairfax, VA)
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)
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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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