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Female pitcher Jackie Mitchell, shown at left in this 1931 file photo, was signed to the Chattanooga Lookouts for an exhibition game with Yankee legends Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. Both men struck out at bat against her. Fans continue to debate whether it was a stunt. (Credit: AP)

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