Vickie Panos

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Vickie Panos
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
Outfielder
Born: (1920-03-20)March 20, 1920
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Career statistics
Batting average .263
Runs scored    87
Stolen bases  141
On-base percentage .367
Games played  115
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Vickie Panos (born March 20, 1920) is a former outfielder who played for two different teams in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Listed at 5' 3", 120 lb., Panos batted left-handed and threw left-handed. Sometimes she is credited as Vicky Pano.

Career[edit]

A native of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada to Greek-Canadian parents, Panos is one of three descendants of Greek migrants to play in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, being the others Annastasia Batikis and Kay Lionikas.

Panos entered the AAGPBL in 1944 with the South Bend Blue Sox, playing for them in part of the season before joining the eventual league champion Milwaukee Chicks. She excelled as one of the teams top offensive stars, ranking near the top in several offensive categories.

In her only season, Panos scored 84 runs with 141 stolen bases in 115 games, both second-most in the league behind the speedy Sophie Kurys, who scored 87 times and set a league-record with 166 steals. [1] Panos also hit a .263 batting average for sixth place and batted 106 hits for the fifth, while posting a solid .367 on-base percentage and a .978 fielding average.

In the postseason, Panos hit .214 with five runs and seven stolen bases for the Chicks, who went on to win the AAGPBL title after beating the Kenosha Comets.

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Sources[edit]

  • All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Record Book – W. C. Madden. Publisher: McFarland & Company. Format: Paperback, 294pp. Language: English. ISBN 0-7864-3747-2

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