Will Rockford Build A Women’s Baseball Museum?
Rockford will forever be associated with women’s baseball through the 1992 movie “A League of Their Own.” The film presented a fictionalized version of the real-life, World War II era Rockford Peaches. Now there’s a push to cement that relationship with a museum dedicated to women’s baseball, but another group is fighting the placement of the museum. We were joined to talk about it by the president of the International Women's Baseball Center and a former player in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Maybelle Blair, a former All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player, helped found the International Women's Baseball Center.
President of the International Women's Baseball Center and history professor who studies women’s sports at Marshall University
Partial International Women's Baseball Center founder and former player in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
Prepared for web by Owen Henderson
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