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Sadly, this fell under the radar because there was no “official” obituary. Eisen, one of three Jews to play in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, passed away May 11 at the age of 92, coincidentally, her birthday as well I had the honor of interviewing her for the New Jersey Jewish News in 2006. […]

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A two-time player of the year in the All American Girls Professional Baseball League died yesterday. In addition to be a power hitter (she holds the single-season home run record with 12), she also pitched a perfect game and another no-hitter. From SABR.  

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At this risk of being untimely, I’m linking to this story from the M (for Michigan) Live site about a library appearance by former AAGPBL player and author Rosemary “Stevie” Stevenson and fellow (?) ballplayer Doris “Little Cookie” Cook (love those nicknames). Stevenson wrote Don’t Die on Third, released last yearabout the her experiences in […]

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