With the ranks of professional baseball depleted by players going off to war, in 1943 minor leagues were closing down and it was feared the majors might do the same. Thus was born the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Tom Hanks stars as washed-up ballplayer Jimmy Dugan, who is hired to coach a team of athletic and driven young women including Dottie Hinson (Geena Davis), the “baseball Dollie” with the Babe Ruth swing, her younger sister Kit Keller (Lori Petty), and teammates Mae Mordabito (Madonna) and Doris Murphy (Rosie O’Donnell). A League of Their Own is a comic look at the true story of these amazing young women who left their homes to become part of the league and revel in a skill they might once have been ashamed of, and made history in the process.


  1. Whenever I’m depressed and start crying, I scream “THERES NO CRYING IN BASEBALL” at myself and most of the time it works 😂
    This movie does wonders for me❤️

  2. I’m thinking about starting up a league like this in a few years because I don’t know if there is a professional softball team, also women after college softball just give up on the sport, and also I would like to expand the league out to the Deep South, southwest, west coast, and east coast. A chance to have a true women’s professional league other than the WNBA.

  3. This is one of my favorite movies. You can’t fault the movie. In the 40,s girls didn’t play sports. As an athlete myself I can tell you the Atheletic heart is competitive no matter the sex. Girls of the 21st century play harder than the spoiled Boys for less dollars. We have female teams in almost every sport. This movie showed the different personalities in every team I have ever played on.

  4. Kit is the worst character. I absolutely hated her and her greed. Jealous of everything. Not a likeable character. She’s very irritating and annoying.

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