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AAGPBL 1943

Season of Play

AAGPBL 1943

Season of Play

AAGPBL 1943

By Season of Play

About the1943 Season

The Kenosha Comets were one of the first four teams in the AAGPBL. In 1943.  Two of the first players to be assigned to a team were Shirley Jamison and Ann Harnett. They both had been models for the team uniforms and an excellent ball players. Jamison played third base for the Comets and led the league in stolen bases and runs scored in 1943 and was a member of the first All Star Team. Ann Harnett was multi-talented playing at third base for the Comets and batting an average of .222 over her 5 seasons of play in the AASBL League. Annual Honor bestowed upon the best player for each position by all the club managers.

Other stars in the 1943 season were Helen Nicol. Helen was called “Nickie” by her teammates and was an All Star Pitcher for the team. Nicki pitched in 47 games and touted an SRA of 1.81 for the season won 31 games while only losing 8 games. Nickie was one of many players from Canada recruited to play in the League over the years.

The Comets posted the third-best record of the league at 56-52, won the second-half title (33-21) and earn a ticket to the playoffs.  The Comets were swept in three games by the Racine Belles who went on to win the Championship.

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1943 SeasonAll-Star Team Members

Team Who Played The1943 Season

1943 SeasonTeam Statistics

FIRST HALF SEASON SECOND HALF SEASON
Team Wins Losses
Only teams in official league season.
Racine Belles 34 20
South Bend Blue Sox 28 26
Kenosha Comets 23 31
Rockford Peaches 23 31
Team Wins Losses
Only teams in official league season.
Kenosha Comets 33 21
South Bend Blue Sox 30 24
Racine Belles 25 23
Rockford Peaches 25 23

1943 SeasonChampions

LEAGUE CHAMPION PLAY-OFF CHAMPION PITCHING CHAMPION BATTING CHAMPION
Kenosha Comets Racine Belles Helen Nicol Fox (Nickie) Gladys Davis (Terrie)
The League Champion or pennant winner was the team which topped the standings at the end of the regular season.
The Play-off Champion was the team that won the post-season play-offs.

1943 SeasonPlayoff Bracket

1943 Season Playoff Bracket

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