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Remembering World War II: Women in Baseball
March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmFree
World War II opened many occupations for American women, including professional sports. The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was created to keep the home front entertained and interested in baseball. While initially conceived as a novelty, the women who played in this league quickly demonstrated their skill and helped make the case for professional sports for women. Join historian Amanda Williams, as she shares the fascinating history of professional female baseball during World War II.