What if women ran the World Series? “Lady Moguls” details women baseball owners

The Quill of Tacitus Book Blog

CINCINNATI — Sunbury Press has released Lady Moguls: A History of Women Who Have Owned Major League Baseball Teams, by William A. Cook.

lm_fcWomen have been part of the tradition and lore of the game of baseball for over the past one hundred and fifty years. The first organized women’s team in the United States was started at Vassar College in 1866. Endless stories abound about women’s participation in the grand old game in almost every capacity and have been well documented over the years in many published books. However this book is about an exclusive group of women in baseball history, some of them are well known, but most are not. These are women who have experienced the game from the very top as major league team owners and co-owners.

The history of women who have owned major league teams is more than a mere curiosity; their collective…

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