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Dick, Pauline Oravets (1-4-1918 - 6/8/1998)

By Dick McCormack

Pauline J. (Oravets) Dick, mother of Ashtabula residents Edward and Cynthia, was a member of the Rockford Peaches when the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was formed in the summer of 1943.  She was a pitcher and a member of the Peaches starting rotation for the team's inaugural season.

Mrs. Dick spent the last few years of her life as a resident of the Ashtabula County Nursing Home.
She passed away at age 80 on  June 8, 1998.  She was born January 4, 1918.

Contributed by: Lena Sullivan
Submitted on: 01/04/2013
Copyright: Ashtabula, Ohio Star Beacon, June 1998

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