Women pioneers in sports history

MANON RHEAUME Hockey On Sept. 23, 1992, Rheaume

On Sept. 23, 1992, Rheaume became the first woman to play in any of the four major North American sports when she played a period in net for the Tampa Bay Lightning during an exhibition game against the St. Louis Blues. She made seven saves on nine shot attempts before being removed from the game. | (Credit: AP, 1992)

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In honor of International Women's Day, here's a look back at women who have helped pave the way for other female athletes.

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