|All-American Girls Professional Baseball League|
April 30, 1918|
|Died: August 22, 2004
Long Beach, California
|Career highlights and awards|
Louella M. Daetweiler (April 30, 1918 – August 22, 2004) was a catcher who played in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Listed at 5' 3", 160 lb., she batted and threw right handed.
Born in Lynwood, California, Daetweiler graduated from Compton College, where she was a member of the basketball and field hockey teams. She also played organized softball in several years before joining the league for the 1944 season.
Daetweiler played 33 games for the Rockford Peaches, serving as a backup to Peaches incumbent catcher Dorothy Green and coming off the bench as pinch hitter. ״Daets״, as her teammates called her, also worked as a chaperone for the team during her only season in the league.
In 1988, Louella received further recognition when she 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.
- "All-American Girls Professional Baseball League official website – Louella Daetweiler profile".
- The Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League: A Biographical Dictionary – W. C. Madden. Publisher: McFarland & Company, 2005. Format: Softcover, 295 pp. Language: English. ISBN 978-0-7864-2263-0. OCLC 60387152
- "Louella Daetweiler". Official Website of the AAGPBL. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
- Compton College Dar-U-Gar – 1936 Yearbook
- The Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
- 1944 Rockford Peaches
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