Female Professionals

Famous Female Baseball Players

Updated June 14, 2019 12k views 16 items

List of famous female baseball players, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female baseball players list contains the most prominent and top females known for being baseball players. There are thousand of females working as baseball players in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic baseball players have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a baseball player then the people below should give you inspiration.

These people, like Betty Whiting and Polly Wolfe include images when available.

While this isn't a list of all female baseball players, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female baseball players?" and "Who are the best female baseball players?"
Allie Strobel

Albert Irving Strobel was a second baseman in Major League Baseball. He played for the Boston Beaneaters. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 71 (1884-1955)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

William Graves "Lena" Styles (November 27, 1899 – March 14, 1956) was an American former professional baseball catcher. He played in Major League Baseball over parts of five seasons (1919–21, 1930–31) with the Philadelphia Athletics and Cincinnati Reds. For his career, he compiled a .250 batting average in 176 at-bats and drove in 16 runs. An alumnus of the University of Alabama, he was born in Gurley, Alabama, and died in Huntsville, Alabama, at the age of 56. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 57 (1899-1956)

Birthplace: Gurley, Alabama

Frank Jones

Frank M. Jones, is a professional baseball player who played shortstop and outfielder in the Major Leagues for the 1884 Detroit Wolverines. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 78 (1858-1936)

Birthplace: Princeton, Illinois

Polly Wolfe

Roy Chamberlain "Polly" Wolfe was a professional baseball player. He played parts of two seasons in Major League Baseball, 1912 and 1914, for the Chicago White Sox, primarily as a right fielder. In 1912 he made only one appearance as a Pinch hitter, striking out. In 1914 he made eight appearances, seven playing right field, and one as a pinch hitter. He batted .214 for his career and made one error, which greatly affected his overall fielding percentage,. He is part of the select group of Major League Players to play at Wahconah Park ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 50 (1888-1938)

Birthplace: Knoxville, Illinois