Making My Pitch: A Woman's Baseball Odyssey

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Making My Pitch tells the story of Ila Jane Borders, who despite formidable obstacles became a Little League prodigy, MVP of her otherwise all-male middle school and high school teams, the first woman awarded a baseball scholarship, and the first to pitch and win a complete men's collegiate game. After Mike Veeck signed Borders in May 1997 to pitch for his St. Paul Saints of the independent Northern League, she accomplished what no woman had done since the Negro Leagues era: play men's professional baseball. Borders played ...

Making My Pitch: A Woman's Baseball Odyssey 2017, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803285309

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