This week we celebrate Women’s History Month, including the amazing accomplishments and firsts from many women in sports history. Highlighting the women storytellers of baseball, this time in Books.
Sharon Robinson, Children’s Book Author (and Jackie’s daughter), wrote The Hero Two Doors Down, Testing the Ice, Jackie’s Gift and more
Audrey Vernick, Children’s Book Author of not only, She Loved Baseball, The Effa Manley Story, but also The Funniest Man in Baseball (Max Patkin), Brothers at Bat, Screaming at the Ump and more
Anika Orrock is an award-winning illustrator, writer, designer, cartoonist, storyteller & author of The Incredible Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Michelle Y. Green, Children’s Book Author, wrote A Strong Right Arm, the story of Maime “Peanut” Johnson
Diana Star Helmer, Author wrote about the AAGPBL in Belles of the Ballpark – Listen to her on the Podcast Baseball By the Book - http://baseballbythebook.libsyn.com/episode-92-belles-of-the-ballpark