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Women in Baseball
Transcript of Women in Baseball
Women in Baseball
Video: The Women of the All-American Girls' Professional Baseball League Today
Women's Change of Role During World War II
Impact and Modern Significance
Why it Ended
Most Dedicated Player of the League: Dorothy Schroeder
AAGPBL and its History
1. The Handmaid's Tale
Charm School/Republic of Gilead's Red Center
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
A League of their Own (1992) = Revival
Fictional Story Same Message
Respect of Female athletes
1. Original Teams
South Bend Blue Sox
11 Teams =1950
Known as "Dottie"
Played all 12 (1943-1954)
4 Different Teams
Player of the Year x2
Most Popular Player 1953
Most RBIs in the League (431)
Lack of Funding
Went on Tour
Baseball Hall of Fame "Women in Baseball" Collection