Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum: Mildred Martin Allen and the Hill District's Satellites Softball Team


From 1960 to 1976, the Tri-Boro Softball League provided young women a rare opportunity for athletic competition at a time when women, especially African American women, struggled for equal rights. Mildred Allen not only helped launch the league, she coached while playing shortstop and second base for the Hill District's Satellites alongside three of her daughters.
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