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Former Rockford Peaches pitcher Mary Pratt dies

Former Rockford Peaches pitcher Mary Pratt dies
Posted at 11:52 AM, May 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-12 11:52:16-04

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — Mary Pratt, who played for the Rockford Peaches and Kenosha Comets in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, has died.

She was 101.

Her nephew, Walter Pratt, told The Patriot Ledger she passed away peacefully at a nursing home.

Pratt pitched in the women's league from 1943-47.

The league was profiled in the 1992 movie "A League of Their Own."