Savvy Senior: Remembering the Fort Wayne Daisies – News – Times Reporter – New Philadelphia, OH

Recently, Lois Youngen threw out the first pitch at a game in Eugene, Oregon. She was 55 feet from home plate at a Class A baseball game.It was a strike.Youngen, who will be 86 in October, was being honored that night with her own bobble head doll.Reams have already been written about this local woman, born in Ragersville, raised in LeRoy, Ohio, a professional baseball player for 12 years. In 1951, at the age of 17, she made her debut with the Fort Wayne Daisies of the All-American Girls
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