The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Record Book: Comprehensive Hitting, Fielding and Pitching Statistics (Paperback)W. C. Madden (author)
Paperback 302 Pages / Published: 30/04/2008
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For a dozen years during the 1940s and 1950s more than 600 women played professional baseball in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Some of these women compiled some eye-popping statistics unequaled by their male counterparts: Sophie Kurys swiped 200 bases in one season; Joanne Winter hurled 63 consecutive scoreless innings; pitcher Jean Faut sported one season a.910 winning percentage. Few know that Joanne Weaver was the last professional baseball player to hit .400 in a season: .429 in 1954.This reference book contains the hitting, fielding and pitching records of all women who played in the AAGPBL during its 12-year history. The book also contains all of the team and individual playoff records of the league, compiled for the first time. Included herein are rosters of the all-star teams, as well as a listing of all pitching and batting champions. A brief history of the league is recounted. Complementing the statistics are photos of the league championship teams and key players.
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Number of pages: 302
Weight: 531 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 18 mm
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