February 9 Birthday: GIRL WONDER: A BASEBALL STORY IN NINE INNINGS. Alta Weiss
Alta Weiss, baseball player
February 9, 1889 – February 12, 1964
Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by Terry Widener (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2003).
A fictional picture book based on the female baseball player Alta Weiss who was the first woman to pitch for a semipro all-male team.