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[PHOTOS] The Peaches At Bat: The All American Girls Baseball League

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The first and only women's professional baseball league was started at the height of World War II, 1943, and existed until 1954.

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League members perform calisthenics.

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Dottie Schroeder gets a hit.

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Marg Callaghan slides into home plate as umpire Norris Ward watches.

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League players look at a magazine.

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Fort Wayne Daisies player Marie Wegman argues with umpire Norris Ward.

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Tam Manager Dick Bass and members of the Fort Wayne Daisies baseball team

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