Friday, February 13, 2015

Black History Month STYLIN': Toni Stone

DAY 13: Toni Stone


Toni Stone - Baseball Player, Athlete
Born: July 17th, 1921
Died: November 2nd, 1996


Toni Stone became the first women to join a Men's baseball league when she began playing professionally for the Negro Leagues in 1953.

Other Stone Facts
  • She was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. 
  • Stone began playing baseball at the age of 10.
  • In 1953, she signed with the Indianapolis Clowns.





For more on Toni Stone, check out biography.com.


CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY!