Arleene Johnson, Canadian baseball player, Died at 93

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Arleene Johnson was born on January 1, 1924, in Ogema, Saskatchewan and died on March 14, 2017.

She was a Canadian infielder.

She played from 1945 through 1948 in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL).

She stood at 5 feet 4 inches, 137 lb., she batted and threw right-handed.

Johnson was one of the 57 players born in Canada to join the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in its twelve-year history.

Arleene grew up on a farm and graduated at Ogema High School before moving to Regina, capital city of Saskatchewan, in search of stable employment.

Johnson joined the work force in 1944, while playing in the Ladies Intercity Softball Senior A League.

Arleene Johnson passed away at 93 years old.

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