Jackie Mitchell Timeline

Events

Born in Chattanooga (1912)

1912

Signed to the Lookouts (March 1931)

March 1931

First major league game. Strikes out Ruth and Gehrig. (April 2, 1931)

April 1931

Her contract is voided (April 5, 1931)

April 1931

Joined the House of David baseball team (1933)

1933

Retired from baseball (1937)

1937

Started working at her dad's optometry office (1938)

1938

World War II started (1939)

1939

All American Girls Professional Baseball League started (1943)

1943

World War II ended (1949)

1949

All American Girls Professional Baseball League ends (1954)

1954

Dies in Fort Oglethorpe (1987)

1987