Baumgart, Jacqueline Mattson (Interview transcript and video), 2009

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Baumgart, Jacqueline Mattson (Interview transcript and video), 2009

Description

Jacqueline Baumgart (née Mattson) was born in Waukegan, Illinois. She grew up in Waukegan area and played with the neighborhood boys. She played outfield positions as a kid. In 1942, her family moved to Milwaukee, WI where she played with as a catcher for a few local softball teams. Eventually, she was scouted for the All American Girls Baseball League. At the start of her first spring training she had not been assigned to a team yet. She was eventually assigned to the Springfield Sallies in 1950. She played the 1950 season with them and was then traded to the Kenosha Comets and played the 1951 season with them. One of her main career highlights was having the opportunity to play as a professional in Yankee Stadium.

Coverage

2009-09-25

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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_JBaumgart

Format

mp4
pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Date

2017-10-02

Citation

Baumgart, Jacqueline Mattson , “Baumgart, Jacqueline Mattson (Interview transcript and video), 2009 ,” Digital Collections, accessed December 17, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29711.
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