McCoy, Joyce Barnes (Interview transcript and video, 2009)

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McCoy, Joyce Barnes (Interview transcript and video, 2009)

Description

Joyce Barnes McCoy was born in on a farm south of Hutchinson, Kansas on October 18, 1925. She played softball with her siblings and then played various sports throughout grade and high schools. One day while still in high school she was reading a Hutchinson News article in which read that Phillip Wrigley was looking for girls to try-out for women's softball teams up in Chicago. After one correspondence—Mr. Wrigley paid Barnes' way to the tryout in Chicago. She started and ended her professional career by playing with the Kenosha Comets in 1943. She played as a pitcher while there.

Coverage

2009-09-27

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Contributor

Olson, Gordon (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-58_JBarnes

Format

mp4
pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Date

2017-09-18

Citation

McCoy, Joyce Barnes, “McCoy, Joyce Barnes (Interview transcript and video, 2009),” Digital Collections, accessed January 23, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29685.
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