AuthorBerlage, Gai.
TitleWomen in baseball : the forgotten history / Gai Ingham Berlage.
PublishedWestport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994.
Descriptionxiv, 208 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
ISBN0-275-94735-1 (alk. paper) : $22.50
ISBN978-0-275-94735-4 (alk. paper)
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted NoteContents: An unlikely convergence: Victorian ladies and the national sport of baseball. -- Baseball at the early women's colleges. -- Women's own semi-professional and professional baseball teams in the late 1800s and early 1900s. -- Turn-of-the-century women pioneers in men's minor and major league baseball. -- Women stars in exhibition baseball games in the 1930s and 1940s. -- Little League: Yes, Virginia, little girls were allowed to play baseball before 1974. -- Women in the Negro Leagues: Effa Manley, owner, and Toni Stone, player. -- World War II: the All American Girls' Professional Baseball League. -- Profiles of some All American Girls' Professional Baseball players. -- "Never say die": Allington's World Champion All Americans, 1954-1957. -- Epilogue: The current ambiguity about women's role in baseball. -- Appendix: Additional sources for information on women and baseball.
SubjectsBaseball for women -- United States -- History.
Women baseball players -- United States.
LC Card Number93-25049
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: GV 880.7 B514 1994
mq234016: LC class, closed stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 140910]