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Women in Baseball

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Nicole Schaller

on 11 March 2014

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Nicole Schaller
Women in Baseball
Video: The Women of the All-American Girls' Professional Baseball League Today
Women's Change of Role During World War II
Literary Links
Impact and Modern Significance
Legacy
Why it Ended
Most Dedicated Player of the League: Dorothy Schroeder
AAGPBL and its History
Charm School
The Teams
1. The Handmaid's Tale
Charm School/Republic of Gilead's Red Center
Supervisor/Aunt Lydia
Dress Code
2. "Method and Madness: How Men and Women Think"
Challenges of Feminism
WWII= New Female Opportunity
Men Deployed Women fill in
1/3 of US Workforce
Homemakers Bread Winners
1942 = Men drafted > 18
1943 = Philip K Wrigley non-profit league
Jim Hamilton Tryouts in Midwestern Cities
60 chosen for the first season
1944 = Expansion 2 New Teams
1945 = War ended AAGPBL still strong
Classes mandatory for the players
Beauty Routines
Dress Code
"Girls"
Nicknames
Team names
A League of their Own (1992) = Revival
Fictional Story Same Message
Respect of Female athletes
Perception
Stereotypes
1. Original Teams
Kenosha Comets
Racine Belles
Rockford Peaches
South Bend Blue Sox
2. Relocations
3. Expansions
11 Teams =1950
Known as "Dottie"
Shortstop
Played all 12 (1943-1954)
4 Different Teams
Player of the Year x2
Most Popular Player 1953
Most RBIs in the League (431)
Loss Popularity
Lack of Funding
Went on Tour
1954
=
Baseball Hall of Fame "Women in Baseball" Collection
545 Athletes
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