Obituary: Mary Pratt (1918-2020)

RIP to Mary Pratt, believed to be the last surviving member of the inaugural Rockford Peaches. She died on May 6 at the age of 101. The southpaw pitcher played for the Rockford Peaches (1943-44, 1946-47) and Kenosha Comets (1944-45). Thanks to one of my readers, who directed me to the Patriot Ledger, which had … Continue reading Obituary: Mary Pratt (1918-2020)

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)