Eleanor Dapkus

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Eleanor Virginia Dapkus Wolf

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Biographical Information[edit]

One of the original players of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, Eleanor Dapkus played eight seasons with the Racine Belles. Originally an outfielder, she led the league with 10 home runs in 1943. The next year, she paced the circuit with 10 doubles, and in 1946, she tied for the league lead with 9 triples. She was later converted to pitching and went 24-9 for the Belles in 1948.

Overall, Dapkus hit .229 with 30 homers and 317 RBIs in 775 games and was 53-34 with a 1.97 ERA in 102 appearances on the mound. During her time with Racine, the Belles won two league championships.

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