Obituary: Joyce (Hill) Westerman (1925-2021)

RIP to Joyce (Hill) Westerman, a member of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League from 1945 until 1952. She died on January 18 at the age of 95, with her family by her side. Westerman played for the Grand Rapids Chicks (1945), Fort Wayne Daisies (1946), South Bend Blue Sox (1946, 1952), Peoria Redwings (1947-48, … Continue reading Obituary: Joyce (Hill) Westerman (1925-2021)

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