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Elizabeth "Lib" Mahon - ca1945
Elizabeth “Lib” Mahon – ca1945

ELIZABETH MAHON PAPERS, 1945-1999, nd (Accession 1215)

This collection includes an extensive amount of memorabilia pertaining to the All American Girls Baseball League (AAGPBL) and more specifically to Elizabeth “Lib” B. Mahon (1919-2001). Lib Mahon graduated from Winthrop College in 1942 and played in the AAGBL from 1944-1952 mostly with the South Bend Blue Sox. Lib was a great athlete and an all-star outfielder. She twice led the league in RBIs and once stole over 100 bases.

The Elizabeth Mahon Papers consists mostly of photographs trophies, newspaper clippings, a framed roster card, a videotape and memorabilia pertaining mostly to her playing career.

For more information about Lib Mahon, here is a link to an article by Jim Sargent. Also housed in the Winthrop Archives are the Jean Faut Papers who was a star pitcher, a four-time All-Star, and a two-time Player of the Year during her career in the AAGPBL. For more information about Jean Faut, here is a link to an article by Jim Sargent.

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