One of the first female professional baseball players in the history of the game.
She played in a women's baseball league in Chattanooga, Tennessee when she was 17.
Her nextdoor neighbor Dazzy Vance taught her how to pitch. Vance went on to become a successful major league pitcher and Hall-of-Famer.
Her parents were Virne Wall Mitchell and Dr. Joseph Mitchell.
During an exhibition game against the Yankees, she struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, two of the greatest hitters who ever lived.