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Scheer, Edna H. (11/4/1926 – 4/25/2000)
Edna H. Scheer was a pitcher who played in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Listed at 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m), 104 lb., Scheer batted and threw right-handed. She was born in Cedarburg, Wisconsin.
Edna Scheer played briefly for the Rockford Peaches during the 1950 season.
"Bunny," as her teammates called her, collected a 3–1 record in 71 innings of work as a reliever and spot starter, helping her team win the pennant and championship title. A highly disciplined hitter as well, she posted a slash line (BA/0BP/SLG) of .286/.375/.321.
After her baseball days, Scheer became an owner/partner in a restaurant business.
Since 1988 she is part of Women in Baseball, a permanent display based at the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York, which was unveiled to honor the entire All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Scheer died in her hometown of Cedarburg at the age of 73. She is buried at Zur Ruhe Cemetery in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin.
Contributed by: Helen Nordquist
Submitted on: 03/15/2014