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Shirley Jameson

One of first four original players to sign a contract with newly formed women's League.

Shirley Jameson

Shirley Jameson

One of first four original players to sign a contract with newly formed women's League.

Shirley Jameson

By One of first four original players to sign a contract with newly formed women's League.

Shirley Jameson

Profile Information

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  • Hometown: Maywood, IL (US)
  • Throwing Hand: Left
  • Batting Hand: Right
  • Born: March 29, 1918
  • Died: December 29, 1993

Shirley JamesonHistory

Team Position Uniform #
1943 Kenosha Comets Outfield 18
1944 Kenosha Comets Outfield 18
1945 Kenosha Comets Outfield 18
1946 Kenosha Comets Outfield 18

    Shirley was one of the first four players signed to a contract by Phillip Wrigley. She was a dynamic ball player, dazzling the opposing teams. with her daring base running. She was on the first All-Star team in 1943, she also led the league in stolen bases and total runs scored that year.   After her playing days, Shirley was the Athletic Director at Triton College in River Grove, Illinois.


LeagueBatting Record

Year Ga AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO AVG
1943 105 399 111 108 6 10 4 32 126 66 7 .271
1944 85 288 64 73 4 2 2 23 119 78 6 .253
1945 91 307 41 58 4 2 1 9 58 67 13 .189
1946 104 374 62 74 2 3 1 9 98 68 12 .198

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