Obituary: Marilyn Jenkins (1934-2020)

RIP to Marilyn "Jenks" Jenkins, who started as a batgirl for the Grand Rapids Chicks of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and ended up as the team's catcher for three seasons. She died on February 7 at the age of 85. Jenkins played for the Chicks from 1952-1954. Source: AAGPBL (Since there was relatively … Continue reading Obituary: Marilyn Jenkins (1934-2020)

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