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Women in Baseball: The Forgotten History

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Women in Baseball: The Forgotten History - Berlage, Gai I
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Very few people are aware that women were active in baseball in the United States as early as 1866. In this volume, Gai Berlage reports the histories of the umpires, players, owners, and sportswriters as well as the teams. Professional and amateur teams are covered as well as hard and softball. In 1974, when the Supreme Court forced Little League to change its charter and permit girls to play baseball on boys' teams, feminists cheered, heralding the decision as a significant victory. How short their memories were! Had ...

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Women in Baseball: The Forgotten History 1994, Praeger, Westport, CT

ISBN-13: 9780275947354

Hardcover