This day in baseball: Throws like a girl

On March 20, 1934, female golfer and Olympic track and field gold medalist Babe Didrikson pitched the first inning of the Philadelphia A’s spring training game against the Dodgers.  In the outing, Didrikson gave up no hits and only one walk at McCurdy Field.  Didrikson would also make appearances for the Indians and the Cardinals.

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