A Whole New Ball Game: The Story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

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Puffin Books, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 140 pages
For 12 seasons, from 1943 to 1954, the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League captured America's attention with top-notch playing, and showed everyone that a woman's place was at home only when she was at bat, behind the plate, or scoring a run! ALA Best Book for Young Adults. NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book. School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. Photos.

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User Review  - GraceZ - LibraryThing

A pretty fascinating book, though very lightly written - I checked multiple times to see if it said "ages 8 & up" anywhere, but finally had to conclude it was just VERY simply written, with hilarious ... Read full review

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Drawing on abundant source material, Macy delivers an articulate, authoritative account of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (1943-54)—that grand and (until recently) obscure ... Read full review

Contents

War Women and Pro Baseball
7
The AllImportant Femininity Angle
17
Learning the Game
25
Copyright

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