Pat pitched the Fort Wayne Daisies to their first pennant win against the Rockford Peaches in 1952. She was another one of the aces of the staff with good speed and excellant control and an ERA in the low 2.05 and a a solid fielding pitcher and also does a great job in the outfield on the days she is not pitching. In her first year she went 15 -7. Pat was a respectable hitter for the Daisies. While growing up Pat also trained her horses, on the family farm, for shows. Pat has the "Patricia Scott Ball Fields" named in her honor in City Park, Walton, KY.
Patricia Ann Scott, age 87, of Erlanger, formerly of Walton, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Baptist Village Care Center in Erlanger, KY.
At the age of 17, Pat tried out for and made the Fort Wayne (IN) Daisies team, part of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Later, she played basketball for the University of Kentucky while earning a degree in Zoology. After that, in addition to serving as a Phlebotomist for Dr. Luke Homagomi's office in Cincinnati, OH, she was a horse trainer, dog trainer, and former County Extension Agent in Boone County, KY.
Her many hobbies included, golfing, fishing, shooting, archery, bowling, painting, and intricate wood carving. She was also a participant in the Walton-Verona Senior Dulcimer Group, as well as played several other musical instruments. There was very little she couldn't do! Her sister, preceded her in death in 2013. She is survived by two sisters, and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 11 a.m. at All Saints Church, 62 Needmore St., Walton, KY 41094. Chamber and Grubbs Funeral Home in Walton assisted the family. Memorials may be made to the Pat Scott Ball Field, c/o Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home, 11382 Madison Pike, Independence, KY 41051.
Author: Kentucky Enquirer
Contributed By: Ginger Gascon
Copyright: Kentucky Enquirer, 10/27/2016