1945 All-American Girls Softball League

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The 1945 season of the All-American Girls Softball League was the third season of the league.

Season Summary[edit]

Standings[edit]

Italics indicates a playoff team, Bold indicates the Shaughnessy Series champion
Rank Team G W L WPCT GB Manager
1 Rockford Peaches 110 67 43 0.609 -.- Bill Allington
2 Fort Wayne Daisies 109 62 47 0.569 4.5 Bill Wambsganss
3 Grand Rapids Chicks 110 60 50 0.545 7.0 Benny Meyer
4 Racine Belles 110 50 60 0.455 17.0 Charley Stis / Leo Murphy
5 South Bend Blue Sox 109 49 60 0.450 17.5 Marty McManus/Gertrude Ganote
6 Kenosha Comets 110 41 69 0.373 26.0 Eddie Stumpf

Leaders[edit]

Bold indicates league record
Statistic Leader Team Number
Batting Average Helen Callaghan Fort Wayne Daisies .299
Home Runs Helen Callaghan Fort Wayne Daisies 3
Faye Dancer Fort Wayne Daisies
Runs Batted In Edythe Perlick Racine Belles 44
Stolen Bases Sophie Kurys Racine Belles 115
Wins Connie Wisniewski Grand Rapids Chicks 32-11
Earned Run Average Connie Wisniewski Grand Rapids Chicks 0.81
Strikeouts Dorothy Collins Fort Wayne Daisies 293

All-Star Game[edit]

The league's third All-Star Game was played on at . by a score of .

Postseason[edit]

The playoffs featured the top four teams in the league. The teams competed in a best-of-five first round, with the first place team faced off against the third place team and the second place team played against the fourth place team. The winners then advanced to the best-of-seven Shaughnessy Series.

  First Round Shaughnessy Series
                 
1  Rockford Peaches 3  
3  Grand Rapids Chicks 1  
    1  Rockford Peaches 1
  2  Fort Wayne Daisies 4
2  Fort Wayne Daisies 3
4  Racine Belles 1  

Award Winners[edit]

The winner of the league's Player of the Year Award, was Connie Wisniewski, a pitcher with the Grand Rapids Chicks. The award was voted upon by a Board of Editors.

Notable Events[edit]

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