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Baumgart, Jaqueline "Jackie" Mattson ( 11/16/1928 - 2/23/2016)

By Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

baumgart_jackieBaumgart, Jacqueline "Jackie" (Nee Mattson ) Passed Away Peacefully Tues., Feb. 23, 2016 age 87. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert. Loving mother of Kurt (Cindy), Bruce (Karen) and Brett (Debbie) Baumgart. Cherished and proud grandma of Kateri (Joe), Christopher (Amy) and Becca (Jeremy). Great-grandmother of Reese. Jackie was loved and will be remembered by other relatives and friends.

Jackie played Women's Professional Baseball and was a proud member of the AAGPBL. She played the position of catcher for the Springfield Sallies and the Kenosha Comets; 1950-1951. Jackie was listed with other AAGPBL members in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown,NY and really enjoyed her "cameo" appearance in the movie "A League Of Their Own." 

Visitation were held on Fri. Feb. 26 at FAITH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 400 s. 91st Street from 9-11AM. Funeral Service was Celebrated at 11AM. Burial followed at Highland Memorial.

Contributed by: Jim Nitz
Submitted on: 02/25/2016
Copyright: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/25/2016

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