Konwinski, Dolores L. (Interview transcript and video), 2008

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Konwinski, Dolores L. (Interview transcript and video), 2008

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Dolly Konwinski was born on May 27, 1931 in Chicago Illinois. Starting at the age of seven, she played baseball with a neighborhood team and her father who encouraged her to pursue it. In 1947, Konwinski got her big break and tried out for one of the four teams the All American Girls Professional Baseball League was trying to form in Chicago. She began her professional career playing for the Chicago Colleens. In 1949, after the barnstorming tour she was allocated to play for the Springfield Sallies. In 1950, she was traded to the Grand Rapids Chicks and played mainly for them until 1952 but played for a brief time with the Battle Creek Belles in 1951. During her professional career she mainly played second and third base.

Date

2008-10-06

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Publisher

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

Contributor

Boring, Frank (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-58_DKonwinski

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application/pdf
video/mp4

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Moving Image
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Language

eng

Citation

Konwinski, Dolores L., “Konwinski, Dolores L. (Interview transcript and video), 2008,” Digital Collections, accessed August 14, 2020, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29703.
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