Obit Sophie Kurys Baseball

February 20, 2013 - 6:30 PM
In this undated provided by the Center for History, Racine Belles' Sophie Kurys slides as Belles teammate Betty Trezza applies the tag. Kurys, who stole 201 bases in 1946 while playing in the All American Girls Professional Baseball League, has died. She was 87. The AAGPBL Players Association said Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, that she died Sunday, Feb. 17, after complications from surgery. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Center for History)