Manuscript Collection

Jean Faut Papers - Accession 1369

Title

Jean Faut Papers - Accession 1369

Files

Download Jean Faut Biography by Jim Sargent (254 KB)

Download Jean Faut Hall of Fame Nomination by Robert Gorman (188 KB)

Identifier

Accession 1369

Inclusive Dates

1942, 1946-1956, 1990, 1993, 1999-2000, 2003, 2007, 2013

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

18,000 pieces, 9.0 linear feet

Language

English;

Historical Note

Jean Faut was a pitcher in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) and played for eight season in the league from 1946 to 1953. She was twice the recipient of the Player of the Year award and her 1.23 ERA was the lowest in league history. She was also the only pitcher to throw two perfect games during her career.

For more information concerning Jean Faut please consult the Jean Faut Biography written by Jim Sargent and Jean Faut's Nomination for Women's Baseball Hall of Fame written by Robert Gorman.

Scope and Content Note

The Jean Faut Papers consist primarily of memorabilia, photographs and images, scrapbooks, contracts, trophies, and correspondence related to Jean Faut's career in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) and reunions. Many of the images are digital-only copies of photographs, programs, scorecards, etc. from her scrapbooks and photographs produced during and after her playing career.

Provenance

The Jean Faut Collection was received by the Winthrop Archives on February 18, 2010 and May 1, 2013 by Jean Faut.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Jean Faut Papers - Accession 1369

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