1952 American Girls' Baseball League

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The 1952 season of the American Girls' Baseball League was the tenth season of the league.

Season Summary[edit]


Italics indicates a playoff team, Bold indicates the Shaughnessy Series champion
Rank Team G W L WPCT GB Manager
1 Fort Wayne Daisies 109 67 42 0.615 -.- Jimmie Foxx
2 South Bend Blue Sox 109 64 45 0.587 3.0 Karl Winsch
3 Rockford Peaches 109 55 54 0.505 12.0 Bill Allington
4 Grand Rapids Chicks 110 50 60 0.455 17.5 Woody English
5 Kalamazoo Lassies 109 49 60 0.450 18.0 Mitch Skupien
6 Battle Creek Belles 110 43 67 0.391 24.5 Joe Cooper


Bold indicates league record
Statistic Leader Team Number
Batting Average Joanne Weaver Fort Wayne Daisies .344
Home Runs Doris Sams Kalamazoo Lassies 12
Runs Batted In Eleanor Callow Rockford Peaches 74
Stolen Bases Charlene Pryer South Bend Blue Sox 59
Wins Jean Eastman South Bend Blue Sox 20-2
Rose Gacioch Rockford Peaches 20-10
Earned Run Average Jean Eastman South Bend Blue Sox 0.93
Strikeouts Jean Eastman South Bend Blue Sox 114

All-Star Game[edit]

The league's tenth All-Star Game was played on at . by a score of .


The playoffs featured the top four teams in the league. The teams competed in a best-of-three first round, with the first place team faced off against the third place team and the second place team played against the fourth place team. The winners then advanced to the best-of-five Shaughnessy Series.

  First Round Shaughnessy Series
1  Fort Wayne Daisies 1  
3  Rockford Peaches 2  
    3  Rockford Peaches 2
  2  South Bend Blue Sox 3
2  South Bend Blue Sox 2
4  Grand Rapids Chicks 0  

Award Winners[edit]

The winner of the league's Player of the Year Award, was Betty Foss, a corner infielder with the Fort Wayne Daisies. The award was voted upon by the league's managers.

All-Star Team[edit]

The following players were named to the league's all-star team, as voted upon by the league's managers.

Position Player Team
P Jean Cione Battle Creek Belles
Gloria Elliott Battle Creek Belles
Rose Gacioch Rockford Peaches
Maxine Randall Fort Wayne Daisies
C Ruth Richard Rockford Peaches
1B Betty Foss Fort Wayne Daisies
2B Joan Knebl Rockford Peaches
3B Fern Shollenberger Kalamazoo Lassies
SS Dorothy Schroeder Fort Wayne Daisies
OF Eleanor Callow Rockford Peaches
Doris Sams Kalamazoo Lassies
Joanne Weaver Fort Wayne Daisies

Notable Events[edit]

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