Dorice Reid (baseball)

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Dorice Reid
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
Outfield
Born: (1919-02-26) February 26, 1919 (age 95)
Superior, Wisconsin
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • Three postseason appearances (1949–1951)
  • Women in Baseball – AAGPBL Permanent Display
    at Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (1988)

Dorice Reid (born February 26, 1929) is a former outfielder who played from 1948 through 1951 in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Listed at 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m), 140 lb., Reid batted and threw right-handed. She was born in Superior, Wisconsin.[1]

Nicknamed ״Dorrie״, Reid was a light-hitting outfielder during her four years in the AAGPBL. She entered the circuit in 1948 with the expansion Chicago Colleens, playing for them one year before joining the Grand Rapids Chicks (1949–1951).[2]

Her most productive came in 1950, when she hit a .199 batting average with 78 hits and 43 stolen bases in 107 gsmes, all career numbers.[3]

Following her baseball career, Reid settled in Vista, California.[4]

In 1988, Dorice Reid became part of Women in Baseball, a permanent display based at the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York, which was unveiled to honor the entire All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

Career statistics[edit]

Batting

GP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB TB BB SO BA OBP SLG
323 1026 108 170 11 5 0 60 69 191 130 145 .166 .260 .186

Fielding

GP PO A E TC DP FA
320 1017 288 40 1345 19 .970

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Sources[edit]

  1. ^ All-American Girls Professional Baseball League website – Dorice Reid entry
  2. ^ The Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League: A Biographical Dictionary – W. C. Madden. Publisher: McFarland & Company, 2005. Format: Paperback, 295 pp. Language: English. ISBN 0-7864-3747-2
  3. ^ a b All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Record Book
  4. ^ The Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League