Rose Montalbano

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Rose Montalbano
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
Second base
Born: Staten Island, New York
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • Two Championship teams (1951–1952)
  • Women in Baseball – AAGPBL Permanent Display
    at Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (1988)

Rose Montalbano [״Monty״] was an utility infielder who played from 1951 through 1953 in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.[1]

Rose Montalbano saw limited action as a part-time infielder, playing mainly at second base for three different clubs during her three years in the league. She was a member of the South Bend Blue Sox champion team in the 1951 and 1952 seasons, even though she did not play in the championship series.[2][3]

Montalbano 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 in 1988 to honor the entire All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

She has not been located since leaving the league.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Batting

GP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP
38 63 13 15 1 0 0 9 3 15 20 .221 .385

Fielding

GP PO A E TC DP FA
25 35 38 14 87 3 .839

[4]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b "All-American Girls Professional Baseball League official website – Rose Montalbano profile". 
  2. ^ All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Record BookW. C. Madden. Publisher: McFarland & Company, 2000. Format: Hardcover, 294pp. Language: English. ISBN 0-7864-0597-X
  3. ^ 1952 South Bend Blue Sox
  4. ^ All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Record Book