Yeah, I was unaware of any rule myself.
Originally Posted by ipitch
As for the assertion above that black players were denied based on ability, there is a pretty major difference- there were organized black leagues that played exhibitions against white players and demonstrably held their own with major league players. I'm not saying there mightn't be a few women somewhere who can play at that level, but as I've said before there are quantifiable physical differences between male and female. I'm sure it was said as a reason for discrimination, but any 'evidence' would've had to have been invented from whole cloth.
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