Encyclopedia of Women and Baseball

Encyclopedia of Women and Baseball

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Women have been involved in baseball from the game's early days, in a wide range of capacities. This ambitious encyclopedia provides information on women players, managers, teams, leagues, and issues since the mid-19th century. Players are listed by maiden name with married name, when known, in parentheses. Information provided includes birth date, death date, team, dates of play, career statistics and brief biographical notes when available. Related entries are noted for easy cross-reference. Appendices include the rosters of the World War II era All American Girls Professional Baseball League teams; the standings and championships from the AAGPBL; and all women's baseball teams and players identified to date.His essay on Black baseball in North Carolina appears in the anthology Baseball in the Carolinas (McFarland, 2002), and his essay on ... (Haworth, 2004) Kathleen Birck graduated from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, with a bachelora#39;s degree in neuroscience in 2000. ... She became board-certified as a family nurse practitioner in 2004 and is practicing in Mississippi at a community health center.

Title:Encyclopedia of Women and Baseball
Author:Leslie A. Heaphy, Mel Anthony May
Publisher:McFarland - 2006-07-27


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