|Given the opportunity to play in the All American Girls Professional League Elizabeth Mahon rose to the occasion and made the most of it. A two-time All Star she was one the top players during her nine seasons of play.
Betty Mahon signed on in 1944 with the Kenosha Comets as a second baseman for $60 per week. After injuring her knee during her first season in the AAGPL she was traded to the South Bend Blue Sox and moved to the outfield. There she was selected twice as an All-Star – 1946 and 1949, and, played a major role in helping the Blue Sox win the Championship in 1952.
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Fun Fact: - quite a few women baseball players of this era started out playing softball for the Pepsi Cola Company during the early 1940s.