Peggy Cramer

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Peggy Cramer
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
Catcher
Born: (1937-06-27)June 27, 1937
Buchanan, Michigan
Died: August 4, 2016(2016-08-04) (aged 79)
Talbott, Tennessee
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • Women in Baseball – AAGPBL Permanent Display at Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (1988)

Peggy Corrine Cramer (June 27, 1937 – August 4, 2016) was a catcher who played for the South Bend Blue Sox of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in 1954. Listed at 5' 4", 125 lb., she batted and threw right handed.[1]

Cramer was just 16-year old when she joined the league in its last season. After the league folded, she went on to become a teacher for the next 28 years.

In 1988, Cramer 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.

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  • 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 9780786422630