Throwback Thursday: All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

All-American Girls Professional Baseball League–AAGPBL (Source: The Encyclopedia of Women’s History in America by Kathyrn Cullen-DuPont

  • 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

More information via the internet:

Official Website of the AAGPBL: And on Facebook:


Encyclopedia Britannica:

Further reading and more history:



Author: The Chaos Realm

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