The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) was a professional women's baseball league founded by Philip K. Wrigley which existed from 1943 to 1954. The AAGPBL is the forerunner of women's professional league sports in the United States. Over 600 women played in the league, which consisted of eventually 10 teams located in the American Midwest.
 In 1948, league attendance peaked at over 900,000 spectators. The most successful team, the Rockford Peaches, won a league-best four championships.
The 1992 motion picture A League of Their Own is a mostly fictionalized account of the early days of the league and its stars. Dorothy Dottie Kammie Kamenchek (December 21, 1925 May 17, 2010) was an American All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player.  She batted and threw left-handed.All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Died: May 17, 2010 (aged 84). Seven-time All-Star Team (1943, 19461951).
All-time leader in hits and total bases. Women in Baseball AAGPBL Permanent Display at Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (1988). National Women's Baseball Hall of Fame Induction (2010). A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Kamenshek played outfield for a local softball league, and at the age of 17 she was spotted by a scout from the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. After tryouts at Wrigley Field in Chicago, she joined the Rockford Peaches as an outfielder when the league began in 1943, but was soon playing first base.
She and short stop Snooky Harrell formed the league's best double-play combination. Kamenshek played in the AAGPBL for 10 seasons, and was selected as an All-Star all seven times the league established such a team. In 1946 she was the league's top batter with an average of.
316 (a single point ahead of Audrey Wagner), and won the distinction again in 1947 with an average of. She struck out only 81 times in 3,736 at-bat appearances. Considered one of the best athletes of her time, southpaw Kamenshek was even recruited for men's baseball by a team from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
She believed the team only wanted her for publicity and turned down the offer. Former New York Yankee Wally Pipp was so impressed with her, that he stated she was the most accomplished player he had ever seen among men or women. "Pepper" Paire Davis (May 29, 1924 February 2, 2013) was a baseball catcher and infielder who played from 1944 through 1953 in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Listed at 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m), 138 lb. She batted and threw right-handed.
Died: February 2, 2013 (aged 88). Fort Wayne Daisies (1945, 1952[end]1953).
Grand Rapids Chicks (19481952[start]). Single-season for the most runs batted in (1950).Single-season leader in fielding percentage for a catcher (1950). Tied for fourth in the all-time list for the best RBI hitter. National Women's Baseball Hall of Fame Induction (2013).
An All-Star catcher, Paire was a fine defensive player with good range on the field and a strong throwing arm. She exhibited an aggressive catching style, leading to a broken collarbone in her rookie season. She suffered numerous injuries thereafter, but kept on playing. Basically a line-drive hitter, she had a compact swing and tremendous plate discipline, collecting a significant 2.63 walk-to-strikeout ratio (308-to-117). 225 hitter she made good contact, hitting safely more frequently with runners on base or when the team was behind in the score, as her 400 runs batted in ties her in fourth place with Elizabeth Mahon on the all-time list, behind Dorothy Schroeder (431), Inez Voyce (422) and Eleanor Callow (407).In addition, the versatile Paire played shortstop and third base, and even pitched. She also was a member of a championship team and made the playoffs in nine of her ten seasons.
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