Former Rockford Peaches pitcher Mary Pratt of ‘A League of Their Own’ fame dies at 101

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BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — Mary Pratt, who played for the Rockford Peaches and Kenosha Comets in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, has died. She was 101.

Her nephew, Walter Pratt, told The Patriot Ledger she passed away peacefully at a nursing home.

Pratt pitched in the women’s league from 1943-47.

The league was profiled in the 1992 movie “A League of Their Own.”

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