All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Player of the Year Award

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Starting in the 1945 season, on its third year of operation, the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League honored with the Player of the Year Award the top performer in the circuit. The AAGPBL folded at the end of the 1954 season. This is the list of winners.

Winners[edit]

Year Player Team Position Highlights
1945   Connie Wisniewski     Grand Rapids Chicks   Pitcher 32-11, 0.81 earned run average
1946 Sophie Kurys Racine Belles Second base .286 batting average, 117 runs, 201 stolen bases
1947 Doris Sams Muskegon Lassies   Pitcher / Outfield   11-4, 0.98 ERA / .280 BA
1948 Audrey Wagner Kenosha Comets Outfield   .312 BA, 56 runs batted in, 70 runs, 53 SB, .469 slugging average  
1949 Doris Sams Muskegon Lassies Pitcher / Outfield 15-10, 1.58 ERA / .279 BA, 35 R, 35 RBI, 29 SB
1950 Alma Ziegler Grand Rapids Chicks Pitcher 19-7, 1.38 ERA
1951 Jean Faut South Bend Blue Sox Pitcher 15-7, 1.33 ERA, 135 strikeouts, one perfect game
1952 Betty Foss Fort Wayne Daisies First base .331 BA, .505 SLG, 74 RBI, 81 runs, 56 SB
1953 Jean Faut South Bend Blue Sox Pitcher 17-11, 1.51 ERA, 143 SO, one perfect game
1954 Joanne Weaver Fort Wayne Daisies Outfield .429 BA, 29 home runs, 87 RBI, 109 runs, .763 SLG

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