The Fullerton Museum will have a lecture this Saturday on women’s baseball. Here’s the blurb from their web site:
“We Played Baseball” Luncheon
Saturday, March 7
$12-general/$8 museum members
Don’t miss this informative discussion with Jean Ardell, author of “Breaking Into Baseball: Women and the National Pastime” Learn about the 1940s All American Professional Girls Baseball League from players Shirley Burkovick who played on the Rockford Peaches and Maybelle Blair who played with the Peoria Redwings.You can ask questions and mingle with the pros! Includes lunch and viewings of our Line Drives and Lipstick exhibit. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Call the museum at (714) 738-6545 to register.
Jean is also the wife of Dan Ardell, an original “future Angel” who played in the minor league system 1961-1964 and was with the parent club for seven games in 1961.