Joan Jaykoski

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Joan Jaykoski
Born: (1933-02-23)February 23, 1933
Menasha, Wisconsin
Died: October 15, 2011(2011-10-15) (aged 78)
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Batted: Right Threw: Both
Career highlights and awards
  • Women in Baseball – AAGPBL Permanent Display at the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (since 1988)

Joan M. Jaykoski (February 3, 1933 – October 15, 2011) was an outfielder and pitcher in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Pitching for the Kenosha Comets in 1951, she was 1-3 in 10 games, allowing 26 earned runs and 44 walks in 30 innings of work. At the plate, she hit .214 with nine hits in 42 at-bats. For the Grand Rapids Chicks in 1952, she hit .024, collecting only one hit in 41 at-bats.

She was born with the surname Jaykowski, rather than Jaykoski.[1]