Dorothy Schroeder

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Birthday
11, 1928
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 8, 1996 (68)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
11, 1928
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 8, 1996 (68)

About

Three-time All-Star shortstop and founding member of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

Before Fame

She sang in the choir of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Sadorus, Illinois.

Trivia

She had the longest career of any player in the AAGPBL and became the all-time leader in games and RBIs and second in hits.

Family Life

She had a twin brother named Don and an older brother named Walter.

Associated With

The 1992 Penny Marshall film "A League of Their Own," starring Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell, and Geena Davis, was based on the AAGBPL in which she played.