Toni Stone (Baseball player)

Toni Stone

  • NAME: Toni Stone
  • OCCUPATION: Baseball Player
  • BIRTH DATE: July 17, 1921
  • DEATH DATE: November 02, 1996
  • PLACE OF BIRTH: St. Paul, Minnesota
  • PLACE OF DEATH: Alameda, California
  • Originally: Marcenia Lyle Albergau
  • AKA: Marcenia Albergau
  • AKA: Toni Stone
  • Full Name: Marcenia Lyle Stone
  • AKA: Marcenia Stone

Female baseball player Toni Stone made history in 1953 when she was signed by the Indianapolis Clowns of the Negro Leagues, making her the first woman ever to play professionally in a men’s league. Stone began playing ball when she was only 10 years old. Over the years, many people tried to dissuaded her from the game, including her husband. After baseball, she worked as a nurse. She died in 1996.

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