Edna Scheer

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Edna Scheer
Edna Scheer.jpg
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
Pitcher
Born: (1926-11-04)November 4, 1926
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Died: April 25, 2000(2000-04-25) (aged 73)
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • Championship team (1950)
  • Women in Baseball – AAGPBL Permanent Display
    at Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (1988)

Edna H. Scheer (November 4, 1926 – April 25, 2000) was a pitcher who played in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Listed at 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m), 104 lb., Scheer batted and threw right-handed. She was born in Cedarburg, Wisconsin.[1][2]

Edna Scheer played briefly for the Rockford Peaches during the 1950 season.

״Bunny״, as her teammates called her, collected a 3–1 record in 71 innings of work as a reliever and spot starter, helping her team win the pennant and championship title. A highly disciplined hitter as well, she posted a slash line (BA/OBP/SLG) of .286/.375/.321.[3]

After her baseball days, Scheer became an owner/partner in restaurant business.[4]

Since 1988 she is 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.

Scheer died in her hometown of Cedarburg at the age of 73. She is buried at Zur Ruhe Cemetery in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Pitching

GP W L W-L% ERA IP H RA ER BB SO WHIP
18 3 1 .750 5.58 71 63 52 44 66 21 1.82

Batting

GP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB TB BB SO BA OBP SLG
18 28 5 8 1 0 0 1 0 9 4 11 .286 .375 .321

Fielding

GP PO A E TC DP FA
18 2 15 3 20 0 .842

[1][6]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b "All-American Girls Professional Baseball League official website – Edna Scheer profile". 
  2. ^ The Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League: A Biographical DictionaryW. C. Madden. Publisher: McFarland & Company, 2005. Format: Softcover, 295 pp. Language: English. ISBN 978-0-7864-2263-0
  3. ^ All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Record BookW. C. Madden. Publisher: McFarland & Company, 2000. Format: Hardcover, 294pp. Language: English. ISBN 0-7864-0597-x
  4. ^ The Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
  5. ^ Edna H. Scheer obituary
  6. ^ All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Record Book