Betsy Jochum

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Jochum in 1946

Betsy Jochum "Sockum" (born February 8, 1921) is a former American baseball player. She played as an outfielder and pitcher. She played from 1943 to 1948 in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. She was listed at 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m), 140 pounds (64 kg). She batted and threw right-handed.[1] Jochum played for the South Bend Blue Sox during her whole career.

Jochum was born in Cincinnati, Ohio.[2][3] She was raised in South Bend, Indiana.

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  1. "All-American Girls Professional Baseball League – Player page".
  2. Ohio Baseball of Fame and Museum
  3. Smithsonian National Museum of American History – Sports: Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers Exhibition