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History Sandwiched In: Joyce Westerman, Baseball Hero

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

12:15-1 pm

EnlargeThe cover of 'Joyce Westerman: Baseball Hero'

Joyce Westerman

The cover of "Joyce Westerman: Baseball Hero"

Kenosha native Joyce Westerman played for eight years in the All American Girls Professional Baseball League depicted in the movie, "A League of Their Own." Author Bob Kann shares Joyce's stories of growing up during the Great Depression, working at American Motors, playing professional baseball and much more from his biography, Joyce Westerman: Baseball Hero. A book signing will follow the presentation.

This presentation is part of a series of presentations funded in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council. The Wisconsin Humanities Council supports and creates programs that use history, culture, and discussion to strengthen community life for everyone in Wisconsin.

Next Event in the Series

The next event in the series will take place Tuesday, May 15. 




Wisconsin Historical Museum
Wisconsin Historical Museum, 30 N Carroll St
Madison, WI 53703

Location Information

Four floors of changing exhibit galleries, permanent exhibits and the museum store ― located on Madison's Capitol Square

Accessibility Information

The site is fully accessible to visitors requiring a wheelchair for mobility.