Check out this great podcast (Episode #38) with Ila Borders and Justin McGuire! " Former professional pitcher Ila Jane Borders discusses her life and the challenges she faced being a woman pioneer in the baseball world. " Released April 27th 2017 CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE AUDIO PODCAST!
Check out the Ila Borders interview on Sportstalk 1240 with Host Bill Donohue recorded on April 17, 2017. You can download the audio here or to visit the Sporttalk website directly, please click HERE! #Sportstalk1240
A National Baseball Tournament for Girls July 27-July 31, 2017: Rockford, IL
Home of the AAGPBL Rockford Peaches! Baseball For All's 2017 Nationals is expected to be the largest girls baseball tournament in U.S. history, serving approximately 250 girls. This will be our 3rd National tournament (Orlando, 2015; San Francisco 2016) and will include the following age divisions: T-ball, 8u, 10u, 11u, 13u, and 17u.
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Come out for a great night of baseball and support your local Emergency Service Agencies at the same time! On Wednesday, July 26th at 6:35PM @ Wade Municipal Stadium watch the Thunder Bay Border Cats -vs- the Duluth Huskies! Ila Borders will be the special guest that evening. Ila Borders was a pitcher for the 1997 Duluth-Superior Dukes Championship team. There will also be a bobble head giveaway on Thursday the 27th.
Twenty-three years ago, writer Jean Hastings Ardell headed out to Southern California College (now Vanguard University), in Costa Mesa, because she heard a woman was pitching there. The avid sports fan was researching women in baseball, and the prospect of seeing a female on the mound was enticing. Please CLICK HERE to read the full article by Katie Barnes at ESPNW.com Also, check out Katie Barnes Twitter Feed HERE!