Dunn, Gertrude (c. 1932–2004)

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Dunn, Gertrude (c. 1932–2004)

American baseball and field-hockey player. Born c. 1932; died Sept 29, 2004, in Chester Co., Pennsylvania; attended West Chester University in Pennsylvania.

Led her team to the championship in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (1952); immortalized in the film A League of Their Own (1992); also played on US national field hockey and lacrosse teams; at age 72, killed when the single-engine plane she was flying crashed at takeoff. Voted Rookie of the Year (1952); was a member of the US Field Hockey Hall of Fame.

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