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Summer 6-1-2010

Quick Facts

  • 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.