Women's Baseball in WWII

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In the summer of 1943, the first and only professional women's baseball league was launched in the US. It was set up to ensure the sport's survival during World War II, when so many male, major league players were being drafted. Ninety-four-year-old Mary Pratt explains what a great opportunity it was for women of her generation.

(Photo: Women in the League playing ball)

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Mon 15 Jul 2013 07:50 GMT

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