TITLE

Mamie Johnson Proves Bigger Than Moniker

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Stacy M.
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
Washington Informer;8/22/2013, Vol. 48 Issue 45, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information African American player Mamie "Peanut" Johnson, who visited the White House in Washington D.C. in August, 2013 to receive praise from the U.S. President Barack Obama. In informs that Johnson was one of three women, and the first female pitcher, to play in the Negro Leagues. She was born in Ridgeway, South Carolina.
ACCESSION #
89942507

 

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