A League of Their Own Turns 25: See What the Baseball Babes Look Like Now


‘all ready to feel old? The classic baseball flickA League Of Their Owncame out 25 years ago. Ouch. Okay, now that youve stared mortality in the face, lets get into it. The 1992 movie, which follows the Hinson sisters’ adventures in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (which was a real-life organization) during WWII, was a runaway hit, grossing more than $100 million at the box office. The story tackled gender stereotypes, sports history, and complicated family dynamics, all without batting a mascara’d eyelash.

Despitethe fact that the players were required to play in skirts (and lipstick!), the movie is a feminist touchstone. Directed by Penny Marshall, one of the few heavy-hitting female directors of the ’80s, A League of Their Own passes the Bechdel Test with flying colors.

The movie stars Geena Davis, a baby-faced Tom Hanks, Lori Petty, Rosie ODonnell, and Madonna in the absolute height of her fame. The female-heavy, all-star cast disproved the notion that women cant be funny, and helped earn League its place as one of the best American sports comedies of all time.

So what have these lady trailblazers been doing since 1992? Lets take a look:

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