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professional sports

Remember when professional baseball was an all-girls club?

Kenosha (Wisconsin) Comets pose with baseball Hall of Famer Connie Mack
1945 league manual
Fred Leo with game ball, circa 1950

Back in the day, women played professional baseball.

As another baseball season winds down, and Todd Helton's retirement this week has Rockies fans soaking up the nostalgia of Helton's amazing run as Colorado's favorite first baseman, it seems approp