American baseball player, Gloria Cordes, Died at 86


Gloria Cordes Elliott was born on September 21, 1931, and died on March 13, 2018.

She was a former starting pitcher who played from 1950 through 1954 in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

She was listed at 5′ 8″, 138 lb., she batted and threw right-handed.

She was one of 25 players who made the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League clubs hailed from New York City and State, including Muriel Bevis, Mildred Deegan, Nancy Mudge, Betty Trezza and Margaret Wigiser.

He pitched in the last five seasons of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, primarily with the Kalamazoo Lassies.

She was a hard-thrower and extremely competitive, she overcame control problems early in her career to become one of the most consistent overhand pitchers of the league.

Cordes was adversely affected by frequently moving from one city to another, totaling five moves in her first two seasons before settling in Kalamazoo for the rest of her career.

He died at 86 years old.