On Aug. 16, 1954. Deput issue of Sports Illustrated.
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"When you become a player in the All-American Girls Baseball League you have reached the highest position that a girl can attain in this sport. TheAll-American Girls Baseball League is getting great public attention because it is pioneering a new sport for women."
This transcription lays out the rules of beauty for all participants in the sport from clothing to lipstick application and more.
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