Ridgeway’s ‘Peanut’ Johnson dead at 82

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The professional baseball trailblazer and Ridgeway native Mamie “Peanut” Johnson has died at the age of 82. Celebrated as the first female pitcher in the Negro Leagues, she signed with the Indianapolis Clowns in 1953 and played three seasons with them. She was one of only three women to play in the […]