You can suggest corrections to the following fields for item Jochum, Betsy (Interview transcript and video), 2010.

You can also leave general comments or suggestions in the "comments" section. An administrator will review your contribution.

Thank you for taking the time to improve this site!

Please describe the nature of this correction, or anything about it that we should know. Thanks!

Check this box if it is okay for us to contact you about this correction.

An entity responsible for making contributions to the resource

Current data for Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

An entity primarily responsible for making the resource

Current data for Creator

Jochum, Betsy

A point or period of time associated with an event in the lifecycle of the resource

Current data for Date


An account of the resource

Current data for Description

Betsy Jochum was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1921. She grew up playing ball with neighborhood kids, and was playing in a local women's softball league in 1943 when she was recruited to play in the All American league during its first season. She played until 1948 with the South Bend Blue Sox, and went on the league's spring training trip to Cuba. She later became a physical education teacher, and donated her glove and uniform to the Smithsonian.

A related resource from which the described resource is derived

Current data for Source

All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Collection, (RHC-55)

report a problem with this page