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Remembering The Real-Life Inspiration For 'A League Of Their Own'

Huff/Post50 | Molly Turner | Posted 07.14.2012 | Fifty

Just before the film "A League of Their Own" celebrated its 20th anniversary this month, one of its real-life inspirations, Doris "Sammye" Sams, passe...

Player Who Helped Inspire 'A League Of Their Own' Dies

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Doris Sams, a pitcher and outfielder from Knoxville who helped inspire the movie "A League of Their Own," has died at age 85 after...