Overlooked No More: Jackie Mitchell, Who Fanned Two of Baseball‘s Greats

The baseball pitcher Jackie Mitchell. She was on the roster of the minor league Chattanooga Lookouts when she faced the Yankees. Credit George Rinhart/Corbis, via Getty Images

Mitchell was a 17-year-old pitcher in 1931 when she struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in an exhibition game, but questions about that exploit linger.

Source: www.nytimes.com

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