All-American Girls Professional Baseball League–AAGPBL (Source: The Encyclopedia of Women’s History in America by Kathyrn Cullen-DuPont http://www.amazon.com/The-Encyclopedia-Womens-History-America/dp/0306808684)
- Established in 1943 by Philip K. Wrigley during WWII
- Early 1970s, parents and daughters successfully sued Little League for sex discrimination against girls
- 1992 Movie, A League of Their Own, is released.
- November 4th, 1989, the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League gets permanent exhibit in the Baseball Hall of Fame
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Further reading and more history: http://www.seanlahman.com/baseball-archive/womens-baseball/