A League of Her Own: Salty Sands Ferguson

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Salty Sands was only one of almost 600 women that had the distinction to play in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League during its twelve years of history. It was a neglected chapter of sports history, at least until 1992, when filmmaker Penny Marshall premiered her film A League of Their Own. A native of Orangeville, she played for the Rockford Peaches.

 

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