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The Country's Only All-Female Baseball League Sets an Example

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The only all-girls baseball league in the country is in full swing. Since 1973, the Slaterettes of Pawtucket, R.I. have been fielding amateur teams for girls age six through 14. A couple of years ago, they added women of all ages to the league's divisions.

National advocates for women's baseball hope to use the Slaterettes as a model for expanding girls' leagues around the country. They're also pressing to make women's baseball an Olympic event.

This program aired on July 5, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.

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