Lest we forget: Lavonne Paire Davis

February 5, 2013

http://nbchardballtalk.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/pepper-paire.jpg?w=235The inspiration for the character of Dottie Henson in A League of Their Own, died on Saturday at the age of 88.

Davis published her memoir, Dirt in the Skirt, (which weighs in at over 500 pages) in 2009. There was also a website in her name. I just visited the spot and there’s some music going on upon opening the page. Can’t tell if it was there prior to Davis’ death, but it’s pretty funereal.

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