• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
The books you love, the emails you want
Time is running out, opt in before 25 May or you'll stop hearing from us
Yes Please
The South Bend Blue Sox: A History of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Team and Its Players, 1943-1954 (Paperback)
  • The South Bend Blue Sox: A History of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Team and Its Players, 1943-1954 (Paperback)
zoom

The South Bend Blue Sox: A History of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Team and Its Players, 1943-1954 (Paperback)

(author)
£39.50
Paperback 302 Pages / Published: 30/12/2011
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 2 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

Immortalized in the film A League of Their Own, the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League debuted in 1943 as a way to fill ballpark seats while Major League Baseball suspended operations during World War II. Any fan expecting to see a watered-down version of the game was in for quite a surprise. The women on the field proved every bit as tough and competitive as their male counterparts, running with abandon, diving for catches, and sliding fearlessly, all while wearing short skirts. This WORK chronicles the history of the league as seen through the players, management, and experiences of the South Bend Blue Sox--one of only two teams to exist for the league's entire 11-season existence. Although few players saw themselves as revolutionaries, these daring heroines helped pave the way toward greater freedom of choice for the generations of women who followed.

Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
ISBN: 9780786446476
Number of pages: 302
Weight: 540 g
Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 23 mm

You may also be interested in...

Wait Till Next Year
Added to basket
Moneyball
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Baseball for Dummies, 4th Edition
Added to basket
Rothstein
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Baseball and Softball
Added to basket
Beisbol
Added to basket
£47.00
Hardback
Joe DiMaggio
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Million Dollar Arm
Added to basket
Tales from the Deadball Era
Added to basket
Baseball
Added to basket
£12.50
Paperback
Hank Greenberg
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The The Boys of Summer
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Nine Aces and a Joker
Added to basket
£15.00
Paperback
I Wore Babe Ruth's Hat
Added to basket
Baseball before We Knew It
Added to basket
Moneyball
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.