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“Making My Pitch: A Woman’s Baseball Odyssey” Book Discussion | SF Main Library

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco Main Public Library | 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Event Details

Join them when Jean Hastings Ardell discusses her new book Making My Pitch: A Woman’s Baseball Odyssey. This is the true story of Ila Jane Borders who 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. Borders played four professional seasons and in 1998 became the first woman in the modern era to win a professional baseball game. Sponsored by the Lefty O’Doul Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). A book sale by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library follows the event.

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Cost: FREE
Categories: Lectures & Workshops, Literature
Address: 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102