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Alma Ziegler Alma Ziegler

Pitcher & Infielder, Right-handed - Milwaukee Chicks 1944; Grand Rapids Chicks 1945-1954

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A fans favorite in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Alma Ziegler was one of the best all-around players of the All-American Girls Professional League. An excellent second baseman, a leading pitcher, a patience hitter and a daring base runner. Ziegler broke in with Milwaukee in 1944 and moved with the team the following season to Grand Rapids in Michigan. Nicknamed Ziggy and Gabby.

Her career in the AAGBL spanned 11 years, in which she was named the league's 1950 Player of the Year, the Pitching Champion in 1951, was named to the All-Star squad in 1950 and 1953 and utilized her speed to snatch 387 career stolen bases. Alma Ziegler career stats: .173 BA, 47Ds, 8Ts, 3Hrs, 628 Hits in 3621 at bats, 641 Walks, 249 Strikeouts (Ks) spanning 1154 games.

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