- Philip K. Wrigley, the chewing gum mogul and owner of the Chicago Cubs, created a girls league in 1943 to bring in the crowds.
- Two of the stars of the league were Jean Faut, now of Rock Hill, and the late Lib Mahon, a Winthrop graduate in the Class of 1942.
Winthrop University, "All American Girls Baseball League Lecture Set for June 14" (2010). Winthrop News 2010. 79.