Once the ladies make the team they learn that more stereotypes will be forced upon them. The ladies in the league will be required to wear skirts, which is not the traditional uniform men wear nor is it the type of uniform the ladies have worn in the past. The women complain to the league that the uniforms will be difficult to slide in. The le...
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...omen broke down barriers and entered a male industry. When the professional league began for these ladies, many critics felt that the league could not be successful and would not hold the attention of fans. This league proved to be very successful, bringing in fans and revenue during a time that major league baseball was suffering. This film shows that women’s professional sports does have the potential in the United States to be popular if it is given the chance. This league should also be remembered for their efforts during the time our country was at war. At this time the men were overseas, while the women were filling in their roles. Many of these roles and jobs were not accepting of women before World War II. These women in baseball and in other industries proved women could hold their own in the workplace, opening the doors for women for years to come.
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