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Irene Hickson

Choo-Choo was also a boxer with the nickname of Tuffy.

Irene Hickson

Irene Hickson

Choo-Choo was also a boxer with the nickname of Tuffy.

Irene Hickson

By Choo-Choo was also a boxer with the nickname of Tuffy.

Irene Hickson

Profile Information

  • Maiden Name:
  • Nickname: Choo-Choo
  • Hometown: Chattanooga, TN (US)
  • Throwing Hand: Right
  • Batting Hand: Right
  • Born: August 14, 1915
  • Died: November 24, 1995

Irene HicksonHistory

Irene was a great all-around athlete. She played ball in Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina which included several state titles. She became a strong catcher for the Belles and she was a very capable hitter and a smart baserunner who stole her fair share of bases. She was once the only female boxer in Chattanooga. 


LeagueBatting Record

Year Ga AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO AVG
1943 68 193 62 54 4 4 1 24 68 34 16 .280
1944 85 325 52 47 3 3 0 9 76 35 15 .145
1945 97 318 36 55 5 1 0 21 39 43 33 .173
1946 46 147 34 28 1 1 1 12 41 39 7 .187
1947 101 309 34 47 6 2 0 21 49 42 23 .152
1948 97 287 37 47 3 5 0 16 23 51 48 .164
1949 83 210 23 27 3 1 0 8 16 42 24 .129
1950 33 64 17 11 0 0 1 9 5 25 7 .172
1951 11 23 1 5 0 0 0 5 2 5 0 .217

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