Dorothy "Dottie" Schroeder - Only girl to play all 12 seasons of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL). She was also a three-time All-Star and is considered the top shortstop in the league’s history. The movie, A League of Their Own, is based on this story.
1956 Baseball Team Mascots. This art of baseball team mascots was spotted by Bethany Heck of the blog Eephus League of Baseball Minutiae and comes from the 1956 edition of the book Inside Baseball for Little Leaguers. I especially like the odd expressions of the bat-wielding Sox characters. via Alyssa Milano and Fox On The Run image via Eephus League of Baseball Minutiae