Annabelle Lee during her time with the Fort Wayne Daisies of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL). As the photo says, Annabelle was the only player to pitch a perfect game in the 12 year history of the league. Annabelle is the aunt of Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos Pitching legend Bill “Spaceman” Lee. (90 ft of Perfection)
20 Pictures From The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
1944 of the Rockford Peaches of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. The A.A.G.P.B.L. was segregated by race, which left a lot of talented black women unable to join white women on the field.
Dorothy [″Dottie″] Schroeder (1928 – 1996) was a shortstop who played from 1943 through 1954 in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. She probably received more media attention and signed more autographs than any other All-American. An appropriate symbol of the feminine character of a league which wanted girls to look like women but play ball like men. She inspired the character in “A League of Their Own”, catcher Dottie Hinson, for she appeared as such on Life's cover,