The Milwaukee Chicks, A Short-Lived Women’s Baseball Team, Is One Of Wisconsin’s Best Kept Secrets
When you hear Milwaukee and baseball, the Brewers most likely come to mind. However, long ago, the city had another baseball team – a women’s baseball team known as the Milwaukee Chicks. The team only played in Milwaukee for a year, but that doesn’t mean they weren’t any good. In fact, it was the opposite. The Chicks won the championship their first year in the league and then moved to Grand Rapids, where they played for several more years. Read on to learn more about the Chicks and the All American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL).
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Watch the video below to check out the women in action.
Did you know about the AAGPBL? What about the Milwaukee Chicks? Ever heard relatives talk about the women’s league? Tell us in the comment section.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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