Obituary: Marjorie (Betty) Carveth Dunn (1925-2019)

R.I.P. to Marjorie Dunn, who played as Betty Carveth in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. She died on January 27 at the age of 93. Dunn pitched for the Fort Wayne Daisies and the Rockford Peaches in 1945. Dunn was born on April 13, 1925 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She was a right-handed pitcher … Continue reading Obituary: Marjorie (Betty) Carveth Dunn (1925-2019)

Obituary: Annie O’Dowd (1929-2018)

RIP to Anna Mae "Annie" O'Dowd, a catcher for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. According to the official @AAGPBL Twitter account, she died on December 26 at the age of 89. She played for the Chicago Colleens (1949), Kenosha Comets (1949), Kalamazoo Lassies (1950), Muskegon Lassies (1950), Racine Belles (1950), Springfield Sallies (1950) and … Continue reading Obituary: Annie O’Dowd (1929-2018)

Katherine Herring James, 7/11/1933-11/4/2018

RIP to Katherine "Katie" Herring James, an outfielder in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. She died on November 4 at the age of 85. James played for the Grand Rapids Chicks in 1953. James batted right and threw right, according to her bio on the AAGPBL website. The Oklahoma native began playing baseball when … Continue reading Katherine Herring James, 7/11/1933-11/4/2018