Making My Pitch: A Woman's Baseball Odyssey

By Ila Jane Borders, Jean Hastings Ardell

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Publisher University of Nebraska Imprint University of Nebraska ISBN


Making My Pitch: A Woman's Baseball Odyssey

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Discrimination: Sexism,Language: Strong Language,Sexual Content: Sexual Harassment,Violence: Mild Violence

Ila Jane Borders, despite formidable obstacles, became a Little League prodigy, MVP of her otherwise all­-male middle- school and high- school teams, the first woman awarded a baseball scholarship, and the first to pitch and win a complete men's collegiate game. Source notes. Black-and-white photo insert.
Foreword by Mike Veeck
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