They Played Baseball Too

As spring training season arrives, I was pleased to speak with MPBN‘s Irwin Gratz about the two youngest pro baseball players ever.

Two 15-year-old baseball players –Joe Nuxhall and Anna Meyer–who got their professional start during World War II are among the young people featured in my book, We Were There Too: Young People in U.S. History.

Nuxhall was the youngest player in major league history and Meyer was the youngest player in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League–immortalized in the movie A League of Their Own. You can listen here.

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