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A league of our own

The Boston Bloomer team was organized in the 1880s and brought to Forest Park in 1937 by Emery Parichy. The team was part of the National Girls Baseball League (NGBL), which was started in 1944. Though “National” was in the name, the NGBL only played in the Chicago area. The NGBL differed from the All […]