League Membership

Hop on the train Ladies. Were pulling out of the station and recruiting new members for a League of Our Own, the WWII Girls Baseball Living History League. New members are invited to attend any or our events where you can be a Peach for the Day, or Belle, Comet, or Blue Sox; and play some ball us. Visit our Uniforms page for more details on our 1940s reproduction uniforms and period attire that our members wear. We area a vintage women's 12" historical softball league.

What we do!
We play 12" softball in reproduction All-American Girls Baseball League uniforms, similiar in style to the uniforms worn in the 1992 film, A League of Their Own; except ours are near replicas of the originals worn the the All-Americans in 1943. We are an official living history league authorized to bring the history of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League to life by the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Players Association. 

League General Requirements

Willing to play 12" underhand windmill pitch soft ball in the Midwest though out the summer season; Willing to purchase an official Girls Baseball uniform from our approved supplier; Have some Softball playing experience and are up the challenge of physically up to running around a ball field for a couple hours; Willing to share your knowledge about WWII Girls Baseball with the public cheerfully. Non playing members are also welcome and may offer a variety of period correct impressions to support our vintage ball games.

Membership and Eligibility

Membership shall be open to all adult individuals interested in supporting WGBLHL's mission and purpose. Members must meet the following criteria:

1. A minimum of 18 years of age.

2. Minors aged 16-17, if a parent or legal guardian is an active member of the league and is present during all games and league events when said minor participates. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in said minor's ability to participate in that day's game or activity. A parent or legal guardian does not need to be a player, but may also portray a team chaperon, umpire, coach, league fan or other period appropriate impression; however, must be on site during the event.

3. Players are expected to wear period apprpopriate clothing while participating in league events.  For new members, we offer a 1 year grace period to make their uniforms or have some one sew their uniform for them. We have patterns and approved materials to help Rookes get started.  We also can offer referals to approved seamstresses.  Members are also expected to adhere to league rules of dress and professional conduct.

4. Some softball playing experience is strongly suggested for ball players; for your safety and the safety of your teammates and the fans. Rookies and Players who are observed lacking basic softball skills and knowledge may be asked to be coached individually until their skill level has come up to a fundamental skill level to enable them to play safely on the field during games and appearances. Basic fundamental skill level is all that is required, and shall be determined by league coaches and managers.

Registration Instructions

Complete the downloadable "REGISTRATION FORM" and "INSURANCE WAIVER"; fill out the forms and mail to us, or bring with you to your first league event.

DOWN LOAD REGISTRATION FORM
DOWN LOAD INSURANCE WAIVER FORM

Membership "Field" Fees

"A League of Our Own WWII Girls Baseball Living History League" is a volunteer adult vintage 12" softball club and is funded entirely by the contributions of our members and league supporters. We rely on these contributions to provide for our ball playing equipment, venues, insurance, and other necessities to bring WW2 women's baseball history to the public through living history programs and vintage ball games. We are a Not-for-Profit volunteer club and only accept donations from venues and supporters for our appearances.

Annual Individual membership Field Fee for the 2024 season is $35 per member.

Suggested Family Membership Field Fees are $35.00 plus $10.00 for each additional family member who is a member in the same household.

Field fees should be made payable to the "WWII GIRLS BASEBALL LIVING HISTORY LEAGUE".

Please submit your completed membership materials to us in person at an event, or Snail Mail them to: WWII Girls Baseball Living History League P.O. Box 184, Wayne, Illinois 60184

The league donation fees are used to purchase league insurance, field rentals, league equipment such as bases, balls, bats, etc., and other miscellaneous expenses such a administrative costs. The league will not turn away any new or existing members in good standing due to financial hardship.

For additional information on joining the League complete our Google Forms League Interest Questionaire below.