Summary: retired professional baseball player best known as a former star of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League who helped to inspire the lead character played by Geena Davis in the 1992 movie A League of Their Own and was named in the top 100 female athletes of the 20th century by Sports Illustrated as a seven-time All-Star left-handed infielder that played for the Rockford Peaches from 1943 to 1953.
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Born: December 21, 1925
Died: May 17, 2010
Location: Palm Desert, California