Women and Baseball
Girls Playing Baseball - Some Children's Books About Girls and Baseball
Girls can play baseball, too -- and here are some children's books about girls in history and fiction who've played the All-American game. Both girls and boys will enjoy the action in these books and the idea of succeeding against the odds.
On the official website of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, find biographies and articles.
Interview with Catcher Pepper Paire-Davis
Some questions and answers from an interview with the AAGPL shortstop and catcher. One of them: Would you do it again? "Yes--yes--yes--a thousand times yes!"
Interview with Lavone "Pepper" Paire Davis
John B. Holway's interview with Paire Davis starts out with this wonderful quote: "We had to look like ladies and play baseball like men."
National Women's Baseball Hall of Fame
A membership site promoting women's baseball. Inductees include Ballentine, Geyer and Didrikson. (May play loud music on load.)
Pepper Paire (Davis)
Career statistics for this 10-year veteran of the AAGPBL who served as technical advisor to League of Their Own.
The Girls of Summer
The Exploratorium Museum with an online exhibit on women playing baseball from the early 1900s.