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1943-1953 All-American Girls Professional Baseball League 1943-1953 All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

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Veterans and Leading Players: 1943-1953

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* Marjorie Pieper, Infielder/Of/Pitcher, RH - a versatile athlete, she was one of the fastest women runners in the AAG Professional League. She started with the Fort Wayne Daises in 1946... traded in mid-1947 to the Kenosha Comets... Pieper played 718 career games for various league teams until the league disbanded after the 1953 season. In 1951 she hit a career-high 18 doubles and reached career-best 8 triples and 47 RBIs with the Battle Creek Belles of Michigan in '52. Stole 181 career bases.

* Agnes Allen, Pitcher Outfielder, RH - she joined the All-American Girls Professional League in 1950 and played her rookie season with the Springfield Sallies - and while on tour had the honor of pitching in Yankee Stadium. She signed with the Kalamazoo Lassies in '51 and relied on her fastball to stymie opponents' batters... Allen played a total of 3 seasons with Kalamazoo before the league of women baseball players folded. The right-hander pitched 75 games and had a 23-31career record, mostly for the last place Lassies.

* Alta Little, First Base and Pitcher - played amateur softball in Grand Rapids, Michigan before being signed to the AAGPBL in the early 1950s... played two years in the womens baseball league and before embarking on a lifetime career in bowling. Alta Little later became the Director of Operations for three Texas bowling centers.

* Naomi Meier, Outfielder, RH - born in Fort Wayne, Indiana - she was one of the baseball players in the AAPBL from 1946 thru 1953... hit .249 and had a career high 49 RBIs as a rookie for the Rockford Peaches in '46. A noted fielder, she was one of the fastest women players in All-American Professional Baseball. Played under the Nickname of Sally Meier... she stole 206 career bases and a career-best 55 bases in '48 with Peoria and Chicago.

* Betty Warfel, Pitcher and Infielder, RH - born in Enola, PA, she pitched and played 2B/SS/3B when she wasn't toiling on the pitchers mound... her best pitching season was 1949 when she was 5-5 W/L. In her two seasons in the Girls Professional League both with the Rockford Peaches Warfel played 95 games and collected 36 hits, scored 22 runs and had 16 RBIs.

* Helen Hannan Campbell, Chaperone - born in Whittier, California signed with the Muskegon Lassies in 1947 and was responsible for the conduct, care and appearance of the team's women baseball players until the 1951 season. Married she later became Helen Campbell. Her father James Hannon was involved in pro baseball for over 30 years and was a catcher for the Yankees in the early-1920s.

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