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.
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