OKLA. HISTORY: Earlene "Beans" Risinger born in Oklahoma on this day in history
Published: Mar. 20, 2023 at 4:39 PM CDT
HESS, Okla. (KSWO) - On This Day in Oklahoma History, Earlene “Beans” Risinger was born in 1927 in the small town of Hess, Oklahoma.
She was a talented pitcher in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League from 1948 to 1954.
She was even a consultant for “A League of Their Own,” the 1992 film based on the women’s league.
Risinger’s overall record was 73-80, with her best season being in 1953 when she helped her team win twice in the playoffs and win the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Championship.
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