Wednesday, June 9, 2021 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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This is a FREE VIRTUAL event. REGISTRATION is required. The Program ZOOM link will be emailed to you by 2PM the day of the program.  We looking forward to Zooming with you!.


Eleanor Houbre 
Worcester Historical Museum 
508-753-8278 x121 


Women in Baseball: "A League of Their Own,"
A PRETTY POWERFUL Panel Discussion
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 7-8PM

Join us for an informative and entertaining virtual program featuring an "All Women Panel" of both local and professional ballpayers.  We'll explore important events and milestones of America's beloved pasttime  and hear about our panelists involvement in the sport, dating back to the American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL), the  brainchild of Chicago Cubs owner Philip K. Wrigley.

This is a FREE VIRTUAL program.  REGISTRATION is required.  
The Program link(s) will be emailed by 2PM the day of the program.

  • Moderator: Kate Myshrall, VP of Advancement - Seven Hills Foundation.  Former Coordinating Producer for New England Sports Network and Red Sox Baseball, and Production Associate for NBC Sports

  • Maybelle Blair, Pitcher in 1948 for the Peoria Redwings who were part of the All American Girl Professional Baseball League from 1948 - 1951, Maybelle and her teamates were the inspirtation for the 1992 major blockbuster hit "A League of Their Own" produced by Penny Marshall.

  • Kim Miner, Worcester Red Sox Vice President and General Council. Her professional baseball career began in the front office of the Boston Red Sox including her role as Fenway Ambassador of Fan Services. Kim formerly played varsity softball and pitched for Tufts University.

  • Julie Creedon-Linton, Owner/Founder of the Worcester Bravehearts (2014) and the Nashua Silver Knights (2019), and Vice President of Creedon and Co., Inc. She also attended Notre Dame Academy and was coached by Patricia (Patty) Provost.

  • Patricia (Patty) Provost, Physical Educational Director, Athletic Director and now Co-Athletic Director, Notre Dame Academy, a role she's played in encouraging young girls in sports locally for the past 45 years. 


PART 1 - Watch/recall "A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN," at your leisure
before the June 9 panel discussion. (viewing access instructions below).

Part 2 - Join us for our WOMEN IN BASEBALL Panel Discussion with a line-up of
PRETTY POWERFUL women who have blazed the trail of sports locally and nationally.

movie is available to rent ranging from $2.99 - $3.99 via: 

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=a+league+of+their+own+1992&i=instant-video&crid=3T9U6UHG1OTHK&sprefix=a+LEAGUE+OF+TH+EIR+OWN%2Cinstant-video%2C167&ref=nb_sb_ss_sc_4_22

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rpv4hKRESIk

Google Play: 

This is the eighth program Worcester Historical Museum is hosting as part of its
PRETTY POWERFUL program series In preparation for the museum’s upcoming exhibition,
PRETTY POWERFUL: 100 Years of Voting & Style,
and in celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote through the changing roles of women and fashion

The PRETTY POWERFUL exhibit opens October 23, 2021
Watch for more details!