The history of Midwestern women in baseball

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
A pile of baseballs sit in a rope net.
Baseballs are seen before a baseball spring training exhibition game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Bradenton, Fla. Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo

If not for a group of Midwestern women, baseball might have lost a lot of popularity during World War II. We learn about the athletes behind the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League of the 1940s and 1950s.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • John Nondorf Guest
  • Tracy Sunday Guest